2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

SOCW 640 Social Work Practice Evaluation and Analysis

Introduces students to the process of evaluating clinical interventions using single subject methods. The course is an applied data analysis course with significant content in research methods for evaluating addictions interventions, baseline and continuous assessment, specific single subject designs and their limitations, and the analysis of qualitative data in single subject designs. Students will practice using software for single subject analysis and will use qualitative and/or quantitative data for decision making and generation of new practice knowledge. Students will become critical consumers of practice-based research as this course places heavy emphasis on the critical evaluation of translational research, case studies, and evidence-based practices in literature. Prerequisite: SOCW 540 or Advanced Standing status or permission of the advisor or department chairperson.  Open only to SOCW students or permission of director or department chair.