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This week, you examined EBP to assist in recovery for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. For this week’s assignment, choose a mental health disorder and research the most effective EBP to demonstrate how social workers understand quantitative and qualitative research methods and their respective roles in advancing a science of social work and in evaluating their practice.
Assume you have been asked to prepare educational materials on EBP in mental health related to your selected disorder. You decide to put together a pamphlet to assist others who may work with these clients. Include the following to provide the social worker’s perspective:
Explore the pros and cons associated with providing EBP in mental health.
Illustrate a new intervention that shows solid evidence for treating mental health recognizing the importance of evaluating processes and outcomes to advance practice, policy, and service delivery effectiveness.
Briefly interpret any limitations of your research findings.
Explain the future direction of evidence-based research with particular attention to how social workers understand how diversity and difference characterize and shape the human experience and are critical to the formation of identity.
Include your reflections and possible recommendations from a social worker perspective.
Support your assignment with at least three scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including seminal articles, may be included.
Length: 3-4 pages, not including title and reference pages
Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.