Course: EPC 603. Clinical Research and Program Evaluation (3)
Prerequisites: EPC 600 or equivalent; Admission to a CSUN master’s degree program in Counseling. Introduces quantitative and qualitative clinical research methods, including randomized clinical trials, efficacy and effectiveness studies, program evaluation, client outcome, clinician effectiveness and evidence-based practice strategies. Emphasis placed on conducting research and evaluating outcomes with children, couples, families, diverse clients and vulnerable populations. Also covers federal, state and private foundation agendas, systems of access and channels for funding mental health research.