ADDS 6035

About This Course

This course provides graduate students with knowledge and skills in research methods to further their competency as both consumers and producers of research in the clinical mental health and substance use counseling fields. Research is essential to the continued development of these professions that utilize prevention and intervention aims in these bodies of literature. Understanding the elements of research is important in helping professionals to be able to evaluate critically and/or conduct research to enhance one's skills and advance the edges of knowledge in the field. This course provides the student with a basic framework for understanding and evaluating empirical research, as well as knowledge of fully developing study with quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-methods research designs. This course builds knowledge by practical application in the development of a research proposal over the course of the term. Students complete this project in steps through weekly assignments, in-class activities and discussion, lecture, and group work. 

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