Guide that responds to a demand amongst third sector organisations for guidance on how to use evidence to influence policy and practice. In summer 2013, the KTN conducted an online survey amongst a range of organisations across Scotland to better understand how they currently generate and use evidence.
Evidence based practice
Paper that aims to look at the potential of research methodologies to test a social policy intervention or social service models. It takes a particular interest in the evaluation of cost- effectiveness, impact and transferability. Research evidence is absolutely vital for social work, yet there are barriers at the interface between research and practice:
This scoping study was commissioned to explore the potential use of action research and applied research to support evidence based practice, and improve public sector delivery.