Counselling Research Methods


Students will learn the value of research in counselling practice and how to use research to develop sound evidence-based clinical practice. They will evaluate research reports critically with special attention to the implications for counselling practice. Assumptions, beliefs and paradigms that are implicit in various approaches to counselling research are analysed. The student will develop an understanding of the various qualitative and quantitative approaches to research designs and methods. Prerequisites: CO601, CO612 Co-requisites: CO602