2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Sep 30, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWRK 604 - Applied Social Work Research Methods

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

Students apply quantitative and qualitative research to promote understanding of scientific, analytic, and ethical approaches to building knowledge for practice. Students learn to develop, use, and effectively communicate empirically based knowledge, including evidenced-based knowledge. The content prepares students to utilize research to provide high quality services, initiate change, improve practice, policy, and service delivery systems as well as evaluate their own practice. Major research designs are reviewed, and students develop skills in collecting, analyzing and using data. Sampling methods, data collection techniques, and statistical and graphical approaches to data analysis are emphasized. The course integrates themes related to multiculturalism, social justice, social change, prevention, intervention and treatment.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing in Social Work

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