CNGC 500 - Research and Evaluation

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: Matriculation in the MEd or CAGS or postmaster's program in counseling; or consent of instructor
This course is designed to help prepare counselor education students who intend to work in mental health, PreK-12 or higher education settings, and who may also be seeking licensure as one or more of the following: Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor, or School Counselor as practitioner-scientists. The purpose of this course is to provide a framework for counselors to evaluate the efficiency of research studies that have implications for the practice of counseling. Students will become familiar with research methods, statistical analysis, needs assessment and program evaluation as it relates to the counseling profession. Students will be exposed to ethical and legal considerations, diversity and equity as it relates to conducting research in counseling. Offered fall and spring semesters.

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