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I understand that research designs and methodologies need to be driven by the nature of the research questions. What are commonly asked research questions in evaluating social work practice?

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Fish Wong
4 February 2021
I understand that research designs and methodologies need to be driven by the nature of the research questions. What are commonly asked research questions in evaluating social work practice?

I understand that research designs and methodologies need to be driven by the nature of the research questions. What are commonly asked research questions in evaluating social work practice?

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Ben
4 February 2021

You’re welcome.

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Fish Wong
4 February 2021

Thank you for your response.

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Ben
4 February 2021

Here are several sample questions asked in evaluating social work practice at different levels:
- Did client behaviour change to a significant degree and in the desired direction?
- Were gains associated with intervention sustained over time?
- Are there unintended negative consequences associated with the intervention?
- To what extent are principles of diversity awareness integrated into practitioner behaviours and practitioner supervision?
- Are some people deriving more benefits than others from the intervention?
- Is there a more cost-efficient way to achieve similar gains from the intervention?

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