Research Methods, Statistics, and Accountability in School Counseling
The focus of this course is to present common research concepts that will be applied to improve the practice of school counseling. The course will stress the importance for a strong research foundation emphasizing empirically supported interventions leading to evidence based practices in a comprehensive school guidance program. Accountability is addressed in the context of the ASCA national model; activities that demonstrate the counselor and program effectiveness are discussed. Basic statistics (descriptive and inferential) and research design methods will be presented.
Prerequisite(s): MEC 6400 and MEC 6402