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SOCY 7712 Qualitative Data Analysis (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course is an opportunity for graduate students to engage in structured field research, with an emphasis on qualitative data analysis. Students will work with a nonprofit partner to conduct content and discourse analyses of clinical progress notes for children engaged in school-based, mental health treatment. Student-designed studies may include tracking child symptom reduction, family-therapist engagement, student performance in meeting therapeutic objectives, latent bias in clinical reporting, trends in children’s mental health practice, or other possible themes. Successful students will have excelled in a prior graduate research methods course. Students should be prepared to work independently with instructor guidance.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Amy Sousa

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Interested students who have taken at least one qualitative research methods course should contact Amy Sousa, Ph.D for information and/or permission to register: asousa@wediko.org.


Last Updated: 03-Nov-15