Excerpt from conference introduction
A persistent metaphor for linking social work research and practice is “building a bridge”. However, prevailing strategies for doing so come closer to “digging a pipeline”– with all knowledge flowing from academic researchers to social work practitioners and ultimately to the people who use social work services. But real bridges support two-way traffic, and social work knowledge-building should ……
Third International Conference on Practice Research June 9-11, 2014 at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, New York City https://www.facebook.com/pages/International-Conference-on-Practice-Research-2014/306891022810246?fref=nf Via facebook
(This was a great conference, well worth lingering on utube with if you are wrestling on the Evidence informed and evidence generating part of social work)
June 11, 2014 Plenary Speakers (1)- Ilse Julkunen, Lars Utterhoj, & Timothy Sim, Moderator: Christina Fouche. Plenary Speaker (2) – Martin Webber, Moderator: Lynette Joubert.
(Martin Webber has done a lot of work on Mental health and social work knowledge base)
June 10, 2014 Plenary Speakers – Alex Glitterman & Riki Savaya, Moderator: Gary Rosenberg
(Riki Savaya, got deep into process of research and approach)