Benchmark – Research ReviewGrand Canyon University PCN 540Mary GoingsAugust 26th, 2020As part of their practice, many counselors will conduct research to ensure that they are accountable in their profession (Sheperis, Young, & Daniels, 2017). Research writing is one of the most important parts to treatment and further studies and counselors will continue to research and seek themes in order to diagnose and treat clients. It is especially important to discuss their knowledge while publishing information of the gathered research and of course it is expected to be relevant to the particular clients, organized, and proper treatment and planning must take place. Qualitative and Quantitative Research
Both Qualitative and Quantitative research has an important role in guiding counselors' decisions. Understanding each is very important to ensure the study is movingforward properly. Qualitative methods are text based and “Methods include focus groups,in-depth interviews, and reviews of documents for types of themes” (orau.gov, 2020). It is also more in depth and subjective while Quantitative methods is number based, less in depth but more breadth of information across many cases. Quantitative uses “Surveys, structured interviews & observations, and reviews of records or documents for numeric information” (orau.gov, 2020) With Evidence-based treatment it must be confirmed by reliability and validity to prove its efficacy.