The Social Validity Manual
  • Release Date : 07 June 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 334 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128160053
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Download or read book entitled The Social Validity Manual by author: Stacy L. Carter which was release on 07 June 2019 and published by Academic Press with total page 334 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Social Validity is a concept used in behavioral intervention research. It focuses on whether the goals of treatment, the intervention techniques used, and the outcomes achieved are acceptable, relevant, and useful to the individual in treatment. The Social Validity Manual, 2e, provides background on the development of social validity, an overview of current research in social validity, and guidelines for expanding the practice of social validation. The book offers detailed information on scales and methods for measuring social validity across the goals, procedures, and effects of treatments utilized in various fields. The second edition incorporates advances in research findings and offers two new chapters on the use of social validity in the health sciences and how social validity plays an important role in increasing cultural awareness. Defines and conceptualizes social validity Summarizes research advances in social validity Compares and contrasts social validity measures Includes use of social validity in multiple disciplines Reviews how to organize social validity data Provides new coverage of use in health professions