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Evidence-Based Practice: Home

From the Social Work & Urban Public Health Library for the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College

What is Evidence-Based Practice?

"Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a five-step process used to select, deliver, and evaluate individual and social interventions aimed at preventing or ameliorating client problems and social conditions."

Jenson, J., & Howard, M.  Evidence-Based Practice. Encyclopedia of Social Work. Retrieved 30 Jun. 2021, from

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