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SOCWK 4650 Research Informed Practice

3 hours


An introduction and overview of research methods used in generalist social work practice. Course content includes both quantitative and qualitative methods and emphasizes critiquing research, program evaluation, methods of data collection and analysis, single-subject design, ethical considerations, and the application of evidence-based practice to improve policy and social service delivery.
Prerequisite(s): Junior standing, SOCWK 1150 Introduction to Social Work, and one of the following Statistics courses: SOC 2910 Social Statistics or PSYCH 2100 Psychological Statistics or ECON 2100BUSAD 2100 Business and Economic Statistics, or MATH 1300 Statistics.
(Normally offered each semester.)