Saturday, May 26, 2012,
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Chicago Ballroom VIII
Ellen L. Hamaker
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Howard N. Garb
Wilford Hall Surgical Ambulatory Center
Single-case research provides a unique opportunity for psychologists to investigate whether a specific individual has benefitted from an intervention or treatment. In this joint symposium of the Clinical and Methodology Tracks, the strengths and weaknesses of single-case experiments will be addressed. Examples of single-case studies are presented, and ideas for improving the rigor of this approach will be discussed.
Continuing Education: 1.5 APA Credits
This Symposium is designed to help you:
1. Describe the strengths and weaknesses of single-case studies.
2. Evaluate the rigor a single-case study.
3. Design an intensive study of an individual (e.g., a client).
Continuing education for psychologists is sponsored by the Psychology Department at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center (WHASC). The Psychology Department at WHASC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WHASC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Point of contact for the CE Program is Howard Garb. He can be reached at email@example.com, or 210.671.4084.