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To help you work on this research proposal essay question I strongly suggest:

– Royse, D. (2020) – Textbook Chapters 3 & 13;

– Completing the Social Work Practice Research Proposal Guide – page 17; and

– Watching the required videos for this module

For this essay question you need to:

– Complete a quantitative data analysis using the descriptive data in the table below;

– You are a social worker completing a study to find out if a new treatment intervention was effective at reducing behavioral outbursts in children (the numbers represent average outburst per children for the school year). After the new treatment intervention was implemented, you measured the behavioral outbursts of 20 children for the remainder of the school year;

– Use Excel or SPSS to calculate the measures of central tendency (i.e., mean, median, & mode) and measures of variability (i.e., range, variance, & standard deviation) for both Interventions A and B;

– Discuss in detail which Intervention group (A or B) does a better job at reducing behavioral outburst in children; 

– Save your Excel or SPSS output file and send with your essay question to the drop box; and



Intervention A

(New Treatment)

1, 3, 2, 5, 4, 5, 6, 2, 2, 3

Intervention B

(Usual Treatment)

1, 5, 4, 7, 7, 6, 4, 5, 8, 7









 Variance (S2


 Standard Deviation (S)