What differences do you note between efficacy research and program evaluation?

After reading and carefully comparing the two assigned articles from this unit’s readings, respond to the following questions:

  • What differences do you note between efficacy research and program evaluation?
  • What are the key strengths of efficacy research? What are the key strengths of program evaluation?
  • Based on your review, what contribution does each of these types of research make to the counseling field?
  • What is a point from any of the articles that you can apply in your current work setting or your ideal counseling fieldwork setting?