Social Work Practice
SCHOLARLY REVIEW OF THE LITERATUREThis section of the thesis requires you to critically examine existing research related to your topic. Review the literature to report relevant knowledge about practice, theory, policy, diversity, & values and ethics that are critical to understanding the topic from a social work perspective. You must synthesize and evaluate the available research, and identify possible gaps in the literature. It is important to demonstrate that you have an awareness of the different opinions, theories, and approaches that others have written about related to your topic. Some questions to consider include: How does the article/work contribute to an understanding of the topic? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the studies? Does the research offer extensive knowledge in the areas relevant to social work practice?