1) What does understanding research have to do with learning how to be a good social worker?
2) Considering your career plans, do you hope to be a producer of research or a consumer of research?
3) Find a peer-reviewed research article (I recommend searching on Google Scholar, that reports evidence about the effectiveness of an intervention and thus illustrates the value of research in guiding social work practice. Read the article and summarize it in one paragraph. Then, discuss how a social worker’s practice might be guided by the findings in the article.
4) Unrelated to #3, come up with examples of illogical reasoning that are related to knowledge regarding social work practice.