Using single-system research designs to evaluate practice: Potential applications for social work in Chinese contexts

Bruce A. Thyer, Thomas A. Artelt, Daniel T.L. Shek

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The use of single-system research designs (SSRDs) has the potential to help social workers empirically evaluate the outcomes of practice. Descriptions of using SSRDs to evaluate social work practice are provided. SSRDs have the potential to help social workers in Chinese contexts to provide scientifically credible evidence to others that social services benefit the people.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-176+251+253+255+257
JournalInternational Social Work
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2003


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science

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