Define single-subject design and identify two strengths and two limitations.
Describe and assess the study design in the provided research article.
Suppose you would like to evaluate the outcomes of your chosen EBP intervention on your client from Week 1 (Tiffani, Jake, or Paula). How would you do so? Which single-subject design (e.g., AB, ABC, ABAB, BAB) would you choose and why?
Dudley, J. R. (2020). Social work evaluation: Enhancing what we do (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press.
Chapter 4, “Common Types of Evaluations”Read “Common Practice Evaluations” (pp. 89–92).
Chapter 9, “Is the Intervention Effective?”Read “Outcome Evaluations for Practice” (pp. 236–246).
Single-Subject Design Studies
Gee, B. M., Lloyd, K., Sutton, J., & McOmber, T. (2021). Weighted blankets and sleep quality in children with autism spectrum disorders: A single-subject design. Children, 8(1), 10. https://doi.org/10.3390/children8010010
McMahon, A. K., Cox, A. E., & Miller, D. E. (2021). Supporting mindfulness with technology in students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Special Education Technology, 36(4), 284–296. https://doi.org/10.1177/0162643420924191