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5333. Research Methods for Social Work Practice

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to students in the MSW program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Provides an understanding of the basic foundation of social work research. Students will learn to: 1) develop critical thinking and knowledge of the principles and methods of research as tools for evaluating their practice; 2) become acquainted with the process and function of research in the advancement of social work theory, knowledge, and practice; 3) value ethical practices in conducting research with diverse individuals and vulnerable populations; 4) judge the adequacy and value of research findings in social work by the use of generally accepted criteria; 5) incorporate computer-based technology in accessing information; and 6) understand the researcher/evaluator role in social work practice.

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Section Class Number Notes Instructor Enrollment Term Session Instruction Mode
H05 11149 Wilson, Cristina 24/25 Spring 2023 Reg Online