A Crash Course on Reading and Interpreting Empirical Research Articles

Includes a Live Event on 06/10/2019 at 2:30 PM (EDT)

This webinar will provide an introduction to reading and interpreting empirical research articles related to the child life profession, with a focus on identifying rigorous research studies. Current research articles will be discussed, including analyses of articles written by Certified Child Life Specialists.

Learning Objectives: 

Upon completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
• List the components of a research article.
• Understand what information is provided in each section of a research article.
• Differentiate between quantitative and qualitative research methodology.
• Understand the three major issues with empirical research: sampling, measurement, and problem identification.
• Analyze research articles to determine flaws in study design.
• Understand common challenges encountered when conducting rigorous psychosocial research.

Domain: Professional Responsibility 

Brittany Wittenberg and Emily Jones

Ph.D., CCLS, CFLE

Brittany Wittenberg and Emily Jones are Co-Chairs for the ACLP's SAPPC: Education/Awareness/Networking Subcommittee. Brittany Wittenberg is an Assistant Professor of Child and Family Studies at Louisiana State University. Emily Jones is a Child Life Specialist III for the Adaptive Care Team at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

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06/10/2019 at 2:30 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
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1.50 PDU credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 PDU credits  |  Certificate available