The psychological meaning of this is clear only when a one unit difference in a

The psychological meaning of this is clear only when

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psychological scales.The psychological meaning of this is clear only when “a one-unit difference in a  predictor variable” is consistent across levels of that variable. This is true for interval scales, but not for  ordinal or nominal scales. Regardless of ambiguities and disagreements, researchers generally treat  Likert-type scales (such as the hypothetical homophobia scale) as an interval level of measurement.  Particularly for aggregated scores obtained from multi-item scales, researchers assume that scores are  “reasonably” interval-level. For very brief or single-item scales, this assumption is more tenuous. In such  cases, researchers should either consider alternative analytic strategies or acknowledge the potential  problem. this scale is rated on a scale of 0-5. Reply Quote Message Unread Mark as Unread Message Not Flagged Set Flag 8 days ago Access the profile card for user: Tina James Tina James RE: Discussion 1 - Week 9 COLLAPSE Hello class, I chose Pedro a Spanish speaking man, which has HIV and currently on disability with a long history of substance abuse including Intravenous drugs plus 20 years of cocaine and heroin use. He considers himself a Christian, it is very important to him. Pedro considers family very important especially because one of his sons died of Aids which he got from his mother due to her contracting it from Pedro. Pedro has a lot of issues that need to be addressed and his social worker was very good with him because he had a bad history when it came to receiving good help. It shows that sometimes you must take that extra step to break down the barrier that others have help build. With trust, support it helped build a working relationship. I would use the Saving Inventory because it is a self-report questionnaire (0-4) where 0 is no problem and 4 is very, severe, extreme. I see this questionnaire being very
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(7 th ed). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning. Plummer, S-B., Markris S., & Brockson S.M. (Eds). 2014. Social Work Case Studies: foundation year. Baltimore, MD: Laureate International Universities Publishing. [Vital Source e reader].
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