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Evaluation research as a source of information - social work for the prevention of domestic violence

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The aim of the article is to show the essence of conducting evaluation studies as part of social work to counteract domestic violence. The article raises an important issue which is the lack of information within the framework of conducted activities, which is visible on many levels of work with the family in which there is domestic violence. It seems that the Polish system of counteracting domestic violence appears to many practitioners as an area requiring a continuous evaluation process, implemented in such a way that on the local ground it is possible to "diagnose" the difficulties faced by specialists creating a local system of counteracting domestic violence. In the area of diagnosing local difficulties, it seems that too little reflection is devoted to many other important issues. Therefore, can evaluation be a response to the lack of reflection and reliable information?
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  • Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Silesia in Katowice, 11 Bankowa Street, 40-001 Katowice, Poland
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