Statistics for Social Workers

SWK-4610

This course provides an introduction to the conceptual and quantitative tools used to describe and interpret data in the conduct of social work practice and research. Students learn how to select, calculate, analyze, and interpret statistics applicable to common social work situations related to direct practice, administration and planning, and policy making. Students will be able to recognize the statistical impact that race, gender, age, sexual orientation and other relevant variables have on many psycho-social-spiritual variables during computer labs using SPSS statistical software and current GSS database. Prerequisite: admission to the social work program or permission of the instructor; students must have satisfied Cedarville's mathematics proficiency requirement before enrolling.

Credits:
3.0
Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
SW
Subject:
Social Work [SWK]
Terms Offered:
2017FA,2016FA,2015FA
Term Sect Instructor Meeting Location/Days/Time Cap Used
2017FA 01 Dr. Nelson Henning TYL 101 ILB TR 11:00AM-12:15PM
Dates: 08/23/17-12/15/17
15 8
2017FA 02 Dr. Nelson Henning APP 115 ILB TR 03:30PM-04:45PM
Dates: 08/23/17-12/15/17
15 6