The only clinical research volume on the market which fully explores the concept of Social Validity as a means to help researchers to determine whether treatments have a meaningful impact on patients' lives
1. Background of Social Validity 2. Conceptualization of Social Validity 3. Instruments for Evaluating Social Validity 4. Research on Social Validity 5. Enhancing Social Validity 6. Ethics of Social Validity 7. The Future of Social Validity
Stacy Carter is a Professor in the Special Education Program in the College of Education. Dr. Carter received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in School Psychology from Mississippi State University which was accredited by both the National Association for School Psychologists and the American Psychological Association. Dr. Carter is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. Dr. Carter is also a licensed special education teacher and a licensed specialist in school psychology. Dr. Carter has over 20 years of experience working as a Behavior Analyst in developmental centers, psychiatric hospitals, community living situations, and school settings.