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Research Primer for the Helping Professions : Methods, Statistics, and Writings (00 Edition)

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This applied text presents an overview of the research process appropriate for a first course in research methods and as a refresher for more advanced students. It is an integrated text-balancing research methods, statistics, and writing-and shows students how all of these processes are integral to the research process. It takes an interdisciplinary approach, cutting across social work, counseling, and human services.

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An overview of the social research process which includes methods, statistics, and writing guidelines. Over half of the book is devoted to statistics and covers central tendency and variability, probability and sampling, multivariate analysis, frequency distribution, and nonparametric test for nominal and ordinal data, among other topics.
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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH. 1. The Nature of Social Science Research. 2. Social Science Research Ethics and the Helping Professional. PART II: CONDUCTING A RESEARCH STUDY IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS. 3. Designing a Research Study in the Helping Professions. 4. A Model for Conducting Qualitative (Naturalistic) Research. 5. A Model for Conduction Quantitative (Statistical) Research. PART III: RESEARCH METHODS FOR HELPING PROFESSIONALS. 6. Using Single Subject Research Design in the Helping Professions. 7. Techniques for Collecting your Quantitative (Statistical) Data. 8. The Questionnaire, Scales and Measurement. PART IV: STATISTICS FOR HELPING PROFESSIONALS. 9. Variables, Data, and Data Organization. 10. The Normal Curve and Levels of Measurement. 11. Central Tendency and Variability. 12. Probability and Testing Your Hypothesis. 13. Probability and Sampling. 14. Univariate, Bivariate, and Multivariate Analysis. 15. Frequency Distribution. 16. Nonparametric Tests for Nominal and Ordinal Data: Group Comparison and Time-Series. 17. Crossbreak, the Chi Square Test and Its Phi Coefficient. 18. The T-Test for Analyzing the Difference Between the Averages/Means of Two Groups. 19. Correlation: Measure of Association. 20. Regression and Multiple Regression: Establishing Causation. 21. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA, MANOVA, ANCOVA, and MANCOVA): Group Comparisons. 22. Factor Analysis. 23. Discriminant Analysis. 24. Path Analysis. 25. Cluster Analysis. 26. Other Advanced Statistical Tests: Canonical Correlational Analysis and Log-Linear Models. PART V: WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES. 27. A Model for Writing A Research Paper for Class, A Dissertation, or an Article for a Professional Journal. REFERENCES.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780534355852
Author:
Cherry, Andrew L.
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Cherry
Author:
19991221
Author:
Cherry, Andrew L.
Author:
Cherry, Jr., Andrew L.(Andrew L. Cherry, Jr.)
Author:
Jr., Andrew L. Cherry
Author:
Jr., Andrew L.(Andrew L. Cherry, Jr.) Cherry
Author:
Cherry, Jr., Andrew L.
Location:
Belmont, CA
Subject:
Statistics
Subject:
Social service
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Social sciences
Subject:
Psychotherapy -- Counseling.
Subject:
Qualitative research
Subject:
Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Counseling
Subject:
Work
Subject:
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Subject:
Sociology-Reference and Methodology
Subject:
General Social Science
Copyright:
Series Volume:
919
Publication Date:
December 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.27x7.44x.67 in. 1.20 lbs.

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