PCN 540 GCU Topic 8 Assignment Benchmark – Research Review (Obj. 8.1 and 8.2)
Write a 750-1,000-word reflection essay on how to effectively utilize research in order to guide decision-making processes in the counseling profession. Include the following in your essay:
- A discussion about how qualitative and quantitative research reports, as discussed earlier in this topic, guide the decision-making process.
- A discussion about the key characteristics of effective writing and publication in counseling and psychological research. How do these characteristics guide the decision-making processes?
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
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This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competency: 4.2: Utilize research to guide decision-making processes.
This benchmark assignment meets the following CACREP Standard: 2.F.8.f. Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed research methods.