Practice Question of the day:
What is the research design most commonly used by social workers to evaluate practice?
A. Quasi-experimental design
B. Experimental design
C. Single-subject design
D. Longitudinal design
Key: C. While experimental design is the most robust research design (requiring a larger sample size and random assignment), most social workers use single-subject design to evaluate our practice in real world settings. This usuall takes the form of case presentations, supervision, and following one individual case over time.
Check out this old blog post on research for more.
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