Flashcards in Research Deck (12)
Describe evidenced based practices
Helps SW to consider the most promising ways to intervene in given situations
What are the steps of EBP?
1. Identify problem
2. Develop question
3. Search for info
4. Choose intervention
5. Rely on experience
6. Decide how to evaluate
7. Review data
Steps of Research
1. Problem formulation
2. Study design
4. Data collection
5. analysis of results
What is an independent variable?
explanatory variable that cause the dependent variable to change
What is an dependent variable?
response variable; responds to independent variable
Describe a probability sample
participants randomly selected every individual considered for the study has equal opportunity to be included
Describe a Non probability sample
whoever is available and willing to participate (snowball sample)
What is internal validity?
Confidence with which we can say that a relationship exists between variables
What is external validity?
how valid the results are for other populations (generalizability)
Name 4 ethical issues in research
1. informed consent
2. voluntary participation
4. do no harm
T or F in crisis you do not delay tx in order to obtain baseline data