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Scientific Method in Research & Human Services

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? Describe the scientific method and the fundamentals of research. Address each of the following:

o Define the scientific method. How does it relate to human services research?

o Define mixed method research and describe its strengths. Provide an example of when it is appropriate to apply mixed method research in the human services field.

o Summarize how scientifically sound research supports the function of a human services manager.

Solution Summary

The solution is an 815-word narrative defining and discussing what the scientific method is all about as a research and and inquiry tool. It also discusses the varied methods used in scientific research including mixed methods and its importance in human services. A word version of the solution is attached for easy printing. References, both web and print are listed for easy expansion.