Research, Evaluation, and Evidenced- Based Practices

This course provides an overview of qualitative, quantitative, single-case designs, action research, outcome based research and basic statistical methods for conducting research. It is an experiential course with activities focused on the process, ethics and the necessary steps and critical thinking skills required to evaluate and conduct research. Moreover, it emphasizes the importance of research for advancing the counseling profession and to inform evidence-based practice. Prerequisites: 510 or 545, 595.