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2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWK 869 - Evaluation Research in the Human Services

3 Credit(s) This seminar explores quantitative research methods for human services workers. Specific topics include differential application of methods, needs assessment, intervention model fidelity, impact assessment (with special attention to the effects of sociocultural context), process and outcome measurement, client satisfaction surveys, best practices in focus groups, continuous quality improvement and cost-benefit and effectiveness analysis. Students gain practical experience through development of a three-part evaluation plan for later implementation in their own work settings.Three lecture hours
Pre-requisites: SWK 707