In conversation with Debbie Plath
Evidence-based practice (EBP) has been part of social work practice for at least a decade. Debates and controversies about EBP and its role in social work practice features in the academic literature. Debbie Plath defines EBP, discusses its relevance and outlines the process in this podcast.
Throughout her career as a social work practitioner, educator and researcher, Debbie Plath (BA, BSW(hons), MSW, PhD) has had a long-standing interest in drawing closer connections between research and practice in social work. After 20 years as a social work academic at the University of Newcastle she left her position as Associate Professor in 2012 to start a research consultancy business. This has provided opportunities to work directly with human service organisations on research projects that build evidence and facilitate the use of research to support effective practice. Debbie has researched and published on a range of social work related topics, including evidence-based practice (EBP). Find a selection of her EBP publications and useful resources below under references. Debbie can be contacted on: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recommended citation – APA6th
Fronek, P. (Host). (2013, January 27). Evidence-based practice: In conversation with Debbie Plath [Episode 41]. Podsocs. Podcast retrieved Month Day, Year, from http://www.podsocs.com/podcast/evidence-based-practice/.