Research II: Advanced Research Methods in Practice | Spalding University Catalog

SW-633: Research II: Advanced Research Methods in Practice

2 credit hours

This knowledge-based course expands upon the material mastered in SW614 or previous social work research courses. Course content focuses on evaluating service delivery in social work practice. Students develop a critical appreciation of and the ability to conduct research and program evaluation. Through the integration of a service-learning project, students gain skills and knowledge for determining the effectiveness of practice and the critical use of research in social work decision-making. A successful outcome of the course will be that students view research as a core component of ethical practice and gain a set of tools to utilize in their social work careers.

Prerequisite: Admission to MSW Program.