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MFT 675. Research Methods

Credits: 3
Department: Counseling & Community Psychology
Description: Quantitative and qualitative research designs. Internal and external validity. Needs assessments, program/treatment evaluations, and the critical reading of published research.
Prerequisites: CEEP 678
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Develop an understanding for the application of the scientific method to psychotherapeutic issues. (PO5)
2. Demonstrate knowledge of the components of both quantitative and qualitative research methods. (PO5)
3. Apply critical thinking for ethical issues regarding research and evaluation efforts. (PO 4, PO5)
4. Demonstrate knowledge of the relevant data analytic procedures. (PO5)
5. Develop and write a well-designed research proposal. (PO5, SLO3)
6. Critique published research. (PO5)

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