Most of us have taken a survey at some point in our lives. Poorly designed surveys can be incredibly frustrating to the person taking the survey and they rarely yield quality information. Designing high quality surveys takes time and critical thinking. In social work practice, we want to minimize any disruption to our clients while also trying to find out how we can best serve them. In this discussion post, you will be thinking through how to collect basic information from your clients.
Create an original discussion post where you develop a short survey consisting of between 5 to 10 questions based on the scenario related to your topic. Be sure to collect the relevant demographic information.
Discussion: Survey ? Substance Use Treatment
Scenario: You are a social worker at a substance use treatment facility for adolescents and you want to understand how best to help the parents of the youth in treatment. You plan to create a survey to be sent to parents.