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COUN 6326 Research Methods and Program Evaluation: Welcome & Course Readings

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COUN 6326 Required Course Readings

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Astramovich, R. L., & Coker, J. K. (2007). Program evaluation: The Accountability Bridge model for counselors. Journal of Counseling & Development, 85, 162–172.

Balkin, R. S., & Sheperis, C. J. (2011). Evaluating and reporting statistical power in counseling research. Journal of Counseling & Development, 89(3), 268–272.

Bjørn, P., & Boulus, N. (2011). Dissenting in reflective conversations: Critical components of doing action research. Action Research, 9, 282–302. doi:10.1177/1476750310396949

Carey, J. C., & Martin, I. (2009). What is outcome research, and how do we get more of it? Counseling Today, 51(7), 66–67.

Carey, J. C., Dimmitt, C., Hatch, T. A., Lapan, R. T., & Whiston, S. C. (2008). Report of the national panel for evidence-based school counseling: Outcome research coding protocol and evaluation of student success skills and second step. Professional School Counseling, 11(3), 197–206.

Clemens, E. V., Carey, J. C., & Harrington, K. M. (2010). The School Counseling Program Implementation Survey: Initial instrument development and exploratory factor analysis. Professional School Counseling, 14(2), 125–134.

Ellison, M., Mueller, L., Smelson, D., Corrigan, P. W., Torres Stone, R. A., Bokhour, B. G., & . . . Drebing, C. (2012). Supporting the education goals of post-9/11 veterans with self-reported PTSD symptoms: A needs assessment. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(3), 209–217.

Erford, B. T., Savin-Murphy, J. A., & Butler, C. (2010). Conducting a meta-analysis of counseling outcome research twelve steps and practical procedures. Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 1(1), 19–43.

Guiffrida, D. A., Douthit, K. Z., Lynch, M. F., & Mackie, K. L. (2011). Publishing action research in counseling journals. Journal of Counseling & Development, 89(3), 282–287.

Harrar, W. R., Affsprung, E. H., & Long, J. C. (2010). Assessing campus counseling needs. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 24(3), 233–240. doi:10.1080/87568225.2010.486303

Hays, D. (2010). Introduction to Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation. Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 1(1) 1–7. doi:10.1177/2150137809360006

Hays, D. G., & Wood, C. (2011). Infusing qualitative traditions in counseling research designs. Journal of Counseling & Development, 89(3), 288–295.

Hunt, B. (2011). Publishing qualitative research in counseling journals. Journal of Counseling & Development, 89(3), 296–300.

Kaplan, D. M. (2014). Ethical implications of a critical legal case for the counseling profession: Ward v. Wilbanks. Journal of Counseling & Development, 92(2), 142–146. doi:10.1002/j.1556-6676.2014.00140.x

Košutić, I., Sanderson, J., & Anderson, S. (2012). Who reads outcome research? Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 34(3), 346–361. doi:10.1007/s10591-012-9192-8

Kukafka, R., Millery, M., Chan, C., Larock, W., & Bakken, S. (2009). Assessing the need for an online decision-support tool to promote evidence-based practices of psychosocial counseling in HIV care. AIDS Care, 21(1), 103–108. doi:10.1080/09540120802033864

Ray, D. C., Hull, D. M., Thacker, A. J., Pace, L. S., Swan, K. L., Carlson, S. E., & Sullivan, J. M. (2011). Research in counseling: A 10-year review to inform practice. Journal of Counseling & Development, 89(3), 349-359.

Rodriguez, J., Olin, S. S., Hoagwood, K., Shen, S., Burton, G., Radigan, M., & Jensen, P. (2011). The development and evaluation of a parent empowerment program for family peer advocates. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 20(4), 397–405. doi:10.1007/s10826-010-9405-4

Rogge, R. D., Cobb, R. J., Lawrence, E., Johnson, M. D., & Bradbury, T. N. (2013). Is skills training necessary for the primary prevention of marital distress and dissolution? A 3-year experimental study of three interventions. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81(6), 949–961. doi:10.1037/a0034209

Saul, W. (2010). Making the case for action research. Science Scope, 34(1), 24–29.

Trusty, J. (2011). Quantitative articles: Developing studies for publication in counseling journals. Journal of Counseling & Development, 89(3), 261–267.

Wester, K. L. (2011). Publishing ethical research: A step-by-step overview. Journal of Counseling & Development, 89(3), 301–307.

Wester, K. L., Borders, L., Boul, S., & Horton, E. (2013). Research quality: Critique of quantitative articles in the Journal of Counseling & Development. Journal of Counseling & Development, 91(3), 280-290. doi:10.1002/j.1556-6676.2013.00096.x

Whiston, S. C., & Aricak, O. (2008). Development and initial investigation of the School Counseling Program Evaluation Scale. Professional School Counseling, 11(4), 253–261. doi:10.5330/PSC.n.2010-11.253

Whiston, S. C., & Peiwei, L. (2011). Meta-analysis: A systematic method for synthesizing counseling research. Journal of Counseling & Development, 89(3), 273–281.

Whiston, S. C., & Quinby, R. F. (2009). Review of school counseling outcome research. Psychology in the Schools, 46(3), 267–272. doi:10.1002/pits.20372

Woo, H., & Heo, N. (2013). A content analysis of qualitative research in select ACA journals (2005–2010). Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 4(1), 13–25.

Yates, C. (2013). Evidence-based practice: The components, history, and process. Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 4(1) 41–54. doi:10.1177/2150137812472193

Yeh, C., & Inman, A. (2007). Qualitative data analysis and interpretation in counseling psychology: Strategies for best practices. The Counseling Psychologist, 35(3), 369–403.

Young, R. A., & Domene, J. F. (2012). Creating a research agenda in career counselling: the place of action theory. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 40(1), 15–30. doi:10.1080/03069885.2011.620603

Other Readings

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