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SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH (formerly: SOCIAL RESEARCH: DESIGNS AND STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS) (4 cr.)
The purpose of this course is to assist students in gaining knowledge and skills to understand the problems and persons generalist social workers encounter. The goals of the course are to have social work students understand and be able to apply research methods, techniques and tools to behavior and the social environment. Application of theory and research techniques, including statistical applications for evaluating change, needs assessment, assessment of client-system functioning, program evaluation and practice effectiveness are involved. Social work majors may not take this course with S/U grading. Prerequisites: SOWK 2810; junior status.