As a counselor, you will be making decisions on how to select
evidence-based treatments. In your essay, demonstrate the
decision-making process that you will use to choose one evidence-based
treatment over another. Write a 1,000-1,250-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 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?
a diagnosis and include an example of how research could assist in
- Include a minimum of three scholarly resources in
addition to the course textbook.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA
Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to
beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the
directions in the Student Success Center.
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.