Evaluation and Social Work Practice
Ian Shaw, Joyce Lishman
SAGE Publications, May 28, 1999 - Social Science - 243 pages
Evaluation and Social Work Practice offers a comprehensive treatment of the central issues confronting evaluation in social work that links theory and method to practical applications.
Evaluation is an integral part of social work and social care provision, for both practice and service delivery. Evaluation can improve effectiveness and increase accountability and help develop new models of practice and service delivery. The authors argue that evaluation should not just be applied to practice but should be a direct dimension of practice.
Appealing to the student, researcher and practitioner, Evaluation and Social Work Practice will become the standard reference source on evalua