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Professional Practice with Organizations and Communities

Lesson 5 Resources

Required Resources 

Macro Social Work Practice:  Advocacy in Action 
Tice, Long, & Cox (2019).  Macro social work practice:  Advocacy in action. California: Sage Publishing. 

Ch. 11:  Informing Macro Practice with Research   
This chapter describes evidence-based practice along with research and the difference between quantitative and qualitative analysis.  Ethical dilemmas and strategies for applying research in macro practice settings is also explored. 

Community Interventions to Promote Mental Health and Social Equity 
Castillo, E. G., Ijadi-Maghsoodi, R., Shadravan, S., Moore, E., Mensah, M. O., Docherty, M., ... & Wells, K. B. (2019). Community interventions to promote mental health and social equity. Current psychiatry reports, 21(5), 1-14.  

The Outbreak That Was Always Here: Racial Trauma in the Context of COVID-19 and Implications for Mental Health Providers 
Liu, S. R., & Modir, S. (2020). The outbreak that was always here: Racial trauma in the context of COVID-19 and implications for mental health providers. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 12(5), 439. 

The Evidence‐Based Group‐Level Symptom‐Reduction Model as the Organizing Principle for Mental Health Care: Time for Change? 
van Os, J., Guloksuz, S., Vijn, T. W., Hafkenscheid, A., & Delespaul, P. (2019). The evidence‐based group‐level symptom‐reduction model as the organizing principle for mental health care: time for change?. World Psychiatry, 18(1), 88-96. 

The Effectiveness of Community Practice Interventions: A Review of the Literature 
Ohmer, M. L., & Korr, W. S. (2006). The effectiveness of community practice interventions: A review of the literature. Research on Social Work Practice, 16(2), 132-145. 

Evidence-Based Social Work: An Evidence-Based Approach 
Libguides: Evidence-based Social Work: An evidence-based approach. An Evidence-Based Approach - Evidence-Based Social Work - LibGuides at Simmons University. (n.d.).