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Quell any fears you may have about science and research design with this clear introduction to the basics! With enlightening examples and illustrations drawn from the counseling literature, COUNSELING RESEARCH fully addresses the most common issues that counseling researchers encounter. The authors` accessible approach provides you with an understanding of the various types of research, including both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Filled with helpful examples that draw from a broad variety of research designs, this book provides the fundamentals of conducting research while providing clear instruction on writing and publishing the research report. Tables of Contents:- Chapter 15 ?Conceptual and Methodological Issues Related to Multicultural Research" raises many critical questions for researchers to consider in the field of multicultural research and brings together the latest thinking on these issues. * Chapter 20, "Scale Construction," provides easy-to-follow guidelines and practical examples that guide the researcher toward the demystification of scale development processes; a critical chapter for researchers who are conducting scale construction projects, as well as those who want to understand more about the psychometric properties of existing inventories and promote multicultural understanding in the processes. * Chapter 2, "Research Training", is totally devoted to graduate research training. The authors highlight the current research on this topic and discuss implications for students` development in acquiring research competencies. The chapter includes quotes from seasoned researchers from around the country who share critical aspects of their research journey. With openness and candor they share some of their own fears as well as joys along their path of becoming experts in their own research areas. * The Ethics chapter (Chapter 6) includes a number of changes in the ethical code as well as the fifth edition of the APA Publication Manual (2001). * Updated references in each chapter. * The addition of stimulus questions or exercises at the end of each chapter. * The book covers basic methodological issues in research design and writing a research report as well as methodological issues pertaining to both quantitative and qualitative research. * This text`s comprehensive coverage of research includes single-subject and survey research. * Sections on statistical methods, integrated throughout the text, center on the ways in which counselors can use statistical methods across different research designs. * The chapter on evaluation introduces students to employing research design in program evaluation, both formative and summative. ? Chapter 18 on "Outcome Research" includes information on clinical trials, control groups, manualization of treatments, adherence, competence, psychopharmacological groups, and more. * This text provides beginning graduate students an overview of several studies conducted by many of the foremost researchers in the profession. Printed Pages: 476. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 72207
Titel: Counseling Research
Verlag: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning India
Auflage: First edition.
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