Qualitative Research Methods: Assignment

Essay's Score: C

Grammar mistakes

C (78%)


B (88%)

Redundant words

A (92%)


F (58%)

Table of Content

Instructors, please note that questions 1-8 are best suited for course session 9, while the remaining questions are more suitable for the end of the semester.

1. What is the main research question of the author?

2. Name two assumptions on which this study is based.

3. Justify why the author believes that qualitative methods were the most appropriate approach to study this issue.

4. In the field of social work, investigations into agency-initiated services have been rare; moreover, those that exist do not focus on the viewpoint reflected in this study’s data, namely the perspectives of both the client and the agency.

C. Worker D. Supervisor 5. The methodological approach of this study could be described as: A. Tenth scientific B. Intensive interview C. Qualitative D. All of the above 6. Interviews covered all of the following domains except: A. Client skill and functioning B. Worker/service factors C. Children’s skill and functioning D. Client beliefs 7. “Fit” was conceptually defined as: A. Clients’ perceptions of need B. The degree of match between clients’ preconceived expectations of the program and the reality of the program C. How well the program fit the clients’ time schedules D. A&B 8.

Clients’ concerns regarding program efficacy can be addressed through various types of research conducted by social workers, including:

  1. Single subject design
  2. Program evaluation
  3. Cost-benefit analysis
  4. Experimental research

In this investigation, five themes have emerged from the qualitative data analyses. As a child welfare practitioner, you can choose one of these themes and modify your practice based on the findings.

Additionally, clients identified potential costs associated with the program, which include all except retribution from child welfare.

B. Loss of privacy C. Financial costs D. Costs to children 12. The clients that were found to have a higher locus of control were: A. Reluctant acceptors and ambivalent decliners B. Pure acceptors and decliners C. Ambivalent decliners D. Pure acceptors 13. It is suggested that the practice of reinforcing that it is the client’s choice whether he/she accepts or declines services should be used with all potential clients’ themes. A. True B. False 14. As a practicing social worker who works in an area other than child welfare, what is a takeaway from these findings that may somehow change or influence the way you practice?

Cite this page

Qualitative Research Methods: Assignment. (2018, May 01). Retrieved from


Remember! This essay was written by a student

You can get a custom paper by one of our expert writers

Order custom paper Without paying upfront