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Once the researcher determines what the research will entail, it is then necessary to address the study design. Tuition: $469 (5.0 CEUs) Next three dates: This course covers the fundamental concepts and theory of Structural Equation Modeling: model specification, model identification, model estimation, model testing, and model modification. Social work is an active area of social science where it is a professional area of being of service to the unfortunate and afflicted.

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