Buchanan, Rachel L. and Mathews, Deborah A. (2013) A comparison of student knowledge and attitude towards research: Are main campus students different than those in a hybrid environment?. vol. 33. no. 4-5. pp. 467-480. Journal of Teaching in Social Work.
B, Anthony, Jewell, Jennifer R. and Buchanan, Rachel L. (2016) Connecting with peers and professionals using Twitter. Teaching Social Work with Digital Technology. CSWE Press.
Buchanan, Rachel L. and Bowen, Gary L. (2008) In the context of adult support: The influence of peer support on the psychological well-being of middle-school students. vol. 25. pp. 397-407. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal.
Buchanan, Rachel L. and Smokowski, Paul R. (2011) Pathways from acculturation stress to negative friend associations among Latino adolescents. vol. 28. no. 5. pp. 375-391. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal.
Buchanan, Rachel L. and Smokowski, Paul R. (2009) Pathways from acculturation stress to substance use among Latino adolescents. vol. 44. no. 5. pp. 740-762. Substance Use & Misuse.
The first of two courses in social work and evaluation research. Emphasizes the development and use of scientific knowledge and the application of that knowledge to evaluate social work interventions and program evaluation. Explores applied research methodologies to enhance the student’s use of evidence-based social work knowledge and skills. May be repeated only once with permission of the department. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional program, senior standing. Corequisites: SOWK 400, 420. Four hours per week.
SOWK 655 EVALUATION OF SOWK PRACTICE (Fall 2019)
The study of practice-outcome research and program evaluation in social work. Students learn skills in grant writing and use of appropriate recording and measurement instruments for practice with individuals, groups, families and organizations. Prerequisite: SOWK 650 or permission of department. Corequisite: SOWK 685. Three hours per week.