This clear and concise study guide provides sample examinations and guidance for counsellors who wish to become certified by either the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education (CACREP) or the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), the major counsellor accreditation institutions in the United States. This Second Edition brings up to date the names of key organizations, and adds new information relevant to changes in the counsellor certification exam.
Chapter 7: Research and Evaluation
Research and Evaluation
- SUMMARY 135
- Statistics 135
- Research Methods and Practices 137
- Research Theory and Issues 141
- LEARNING OBJECTIVES 143
- TERMS AND NAMES TO REMEMBER 144
- FILL IN THE BLANKS 145
- MATCHING TEST 147
- CASE STUDY 148
- MULTIPLE-CHOICE TEST 152
- ANSWER KEY 155
Research and evaluation includes areas such as statistics, research design, and development of research and demonstration proposals. It also includes understanding legislation relating to the development of research, program development, and demonstration proposals, as well as the development and evaluation of program objectives. (Loesch & Vacc, 1986, p. 14)
As a science, statistics is concerned with the presentation, analysis, ...