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Number of Pages: 327
Vendor: Pearson Education
Publication Date: 2009
|Dimensions: 9.9 X 8.1 X 0.7 (inches)|
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Using Counseling Research: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods, counseling students are given the opportunity to learn research design, methodology, and analysis through a counseling-specific framework. While other comparable survey books on education-related research and statistics do not contain many specific examples and applications of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods from the counseling profession, this texts gives counseling students the opportunity to learn research methods within their own unique discipline.
By using counseling-specific examples, students will be more able to apply their learning to other aspects of their training and professors will have a more straightforward means of making research understandable and relevant to the masters level counseling student. Counseling Research also focuses not only on how to produce valid research, but also on how to competently read, analyze, and utilize others research. In addition to the requisite research materials, the textbook includes chapters on ethics in counseling research, multicultural issues in counseling research, and a practical guide to SPSS.
Carl Sheperis is an associate professor in community counseling at Mississippi State University. He specializes in the assessment and treatment of behavioral and developmental disorders in infancy and childhood. Carl is a recipient of the Outstanding Counselor Educator Award by the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) and the Donald Hood Research Award for the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education (AACE). Carl has authored over 60 articles and book chapters and is co-author of The Peace Train: A School-Wide Violence Prevention Program (Educational Media, 1999).
J. Scott Young is a professor in the department of counseling and educational development at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he also serves as department chair. He is the co-editor of the book Integrating Spirituality into Counseling: A Guide to Competent Practice (American Counseling Association, 2004) and has published numerous articles on the interface of clinical practice with spirituality and religion.
M. Harry Daniels is professor and chairperson of the department of counselor education at the University of Florida at Gainesville. He is the author of numerous book chapters and articles regarding counseling and development.