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? Select a diagnosis and include an example of how research could assist in treatment. Include a minimum of three scholarly resources in addition to the course textbook.
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This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competency: 4.2: Utilize research to guide decision-making processes.
USE OUR CLASS TEXT AS ONE OF YOUR REFERENCES: (If it applies)
Sheperis, C., Young, J., & Daniels, M. H. (2017). Counseling research: Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ. Pearson.