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COUN 676. Research Methods and Program Evaluation

Credits: 3
Department: Counseling & Community Psychology
Description: Research methods and application. Program evaluation used in counseling. 3 Cr. SUM.
Semester Offered: Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Discuss the importance of research in advancing the counseling profession.
2. Describe counseling research including qualitative, quantitative, single-case designs, action research, and outcome-based research.
3. Demonstrate statistical methods and analyses used in counseling research design and program evaluation.
4. Assess computer software used in counseling, research and program evaluation.
5. Synthesize principles, models, and applications of needs assessment, program evaluation, and the use of these findings to effect program modifications.
6. Strategize the use of research to inform evidence based practice.
7. Prepare ethical and culturally relevant strategies for interpreting and reporting the results of research and/or program evaluation studies.

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