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Social Work and Social Welfare as a Social Institution: Home

The intent of this guide is to provide you with access to books, articles, published research, websites, ebooks and other information sources related to the study of Social Work

How To Get Help

Reference Librarian
Leif Pierson  903-510-3149

Circulation Desk 
903-510-2502

Library Hours

Fall and Spring

Mon - Thu      7:30 to 11:30
Friday             7:30 to 5:00
Saturday       10:00 to 2:00
Sunday           1:00 to 5:00 

Summer I and II  

Mon - Thurs    8:00 to 9:00
Friday             8:00 to 5:00

What Is Evidence-Based Practice In Social Work?

Evidence-based practice (EBP) was first coined by a Canadian medical group at McMaster University. The group defined EBP as a process that considers “the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individuals” (Sackett, Richardson, Rosenberg, & Haynes, 1997). 

Michelle Johnson, MSW, Doctoral Research Assistant and Michael J. Austin, Ph.D Professor from the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkley.

Off Campus Library Support Guide

See our Off Campus Library Services subject guide for detailed information regarding our off-campus services and support.

On Any Given Day, Social Workers Help

Informational video provided by www.helpstartshere.org

Department/Contact Information


David Hubbard
Department Chair
Behavioral Sciences

Office Info: J-126
903-510-3089
dhub@tjc.edu

Subject Guide

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903-510-3149