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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MFT 532 - Research and Bibliographic Methods

Prerequisite, marriage and family therapy major. This course examines essential issues in bibliographic search, research design and methodology relevant to marriage and family therapy research. Students are exposed to quantitative and qualitative approaches with a focus on developing critical evaluative skills when examining theoretical, assessment-focused, and treatment outcome research. Students learn the steps involved in Evidence Based Practice and how to apply them in treatment planning and implementation. Students are also expected to develop a research proposal highlighting the research question, research design, sampling procedure, steps involved in data collection and data analysis along with a focus on issues related to internal and external validity. (Offered spring semester.) 3 credits