Research and Evaluation

Price: $560.00
Sheila Henderson, PhD
Ablon       Research and Evaluation
A three-unit academic course (45 hours) that meets the California LPCC licensure requirement for a masterís level core course in research and evaluation

As stipulated, the course covers:

- research methods and statistical analysis

- use of research to inform evidence-based practice

- importance of research in advancing the profession of counseling

- statistical methods used in conducting research, needs assessment, and program evaluation

Sheila Henderson, MBA, Ph.D., is a California licensed Counseling Psychologist, former Associate Provost of Alliant International University and former Visiting Associate Professor at the California School of Professional Psychology.

She teaches Research Methods at Alliant and has mentored many students through their dissertation research.

Organization of the Course

The course consists primarily of readings and two examinations.  It is an open entry/open exit class -- that is, students can start and finish at their own pace.  

1) Exams:  The first exam comes about half-way through the course and can be done open book and then submitted.  The second will be a final exam, also open book.

2) Grading:  This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals planning to apply for grandfathered LPCC licensure with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)

Marriage and Family Therapists

 OPTIONAL text:  Heppner, P. P., Kivlighan, D. M., Jr., & Wampold, B. E., "Research Design in Counseling"  The chapters needed from the text are in PDF format in the course.