Course Description for Practice and Program Evaluation
Practice and Program Evaluation
Description: In this course students will learn how to utilize qualitative and quantitative research methods to enhance and evaluate their direct practice with diverse client systems as well the efficacy of service delivery programs. Special attention will be paid to the design and implementation of evaluation strategies as well as to the practical and ethical dilemmas inherent in practice and program evaluation. Students will complete this course with an understanding of how to plan and conduct an evaluation and utilize findings to improve social work practice and service delivery.