Building off the research problem identified in Week 1, you will design a hypothetical research proposal. The research proposal will be based on the problem identified at a human/social service organization. The organization selected can be one in which you are currently employed, an agency that you have an interest in, or where you intend to someday seek employment. The Research Proposal Project reflects the measures required in submitting proposals “in house” within an organization where the evaluation of programs, modification of programs, and/or development of programs is part of your job description or to a grant-awarding agency. Examples of grant-awarding agencies include: Corporation for National and Community Service, Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Health, Housing and Community Facilities Programs, Homeland Security, Special Delinquency Prevention Program, and Centers for Disease Control Prevention.
Your Research Proposal Project will be broken down into the following sections and sub-sections: