To prepare: Choose one phenomenon or issue that a client may be dealing with (for example, depression, anxiety, or family conflict). Consider how you would evaluate the client’s progress in this area. Create questions with response options that would capture this phenomenon or client issue.
Identify the phenomenon you would measure and explain how you conceptualize this phenomenon.
Provide at least 3 questions you would use to measure this phenomenon and explain how these questions operationalize the phenomenon.
Define reliability in 2-3 sentences and give one example of how you would establish reliability for the questions you created.
Define validity in 2-3 sentences and give one example of how you would establish validity for the questions you created.
Create a measurement plan to assess the phenomenon.
Describe the methodology you would use to collect data using your measurement tool (your method for acquiring this research data).
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of your choices)