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Morgan Fields: SW405 - Social Work Research Methods

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Royse Chapter 1: Introduction: Where Does Research Start?

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Royse Chapter 2: The Research Process Unpacked

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Royse Chapter 3: Ethical Thinking and Research

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  • Royse Chapter 6: Understanding and Using Research Instruments
  • Royse Chapter 7: Developing Data Collection Instruments

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Royse Chapter 4: Single-System Research Designs

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Royse Chapter 5: Research Designs for Group Comparisons

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Royse Chapter 11: Qualitative Research

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Royse Chapter 8: Sampling

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Royse Chapter 9: Survey Research Methods 

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Hardiman, E. R. (2007). Referral to consumer-run programs by mental health providers: A national survey. Community Mental Health Journal, 43(3), 197-210. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10597-006-9079-y

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Royse Chapter 10: Unobtrusive Approaches to Data Collection 

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Royse Chapter 12: Program Evaluation 

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Royse Chapter 13: Data Analysis 

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Royse Chapter 14: Professional Writing 

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Assistant Professor of Social Work

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Morgan Fields
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717 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 686-4349