Researchers

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Research Requests Policy 2012

Participants

If you would like to participate in any of the following research studies, please be sure to review the eligibility criteria for each study prior to contacting the researcher.

Available Research Studies

Research Categories:

 

TRAINING AND EDUCATION AT ALLIANT: PROFESSIONAL ISSUES

LGBT

 

Project Title: Assessing Clinicians’ Multicultural Competence

Researcher(s) Name(S): Mia Wiston, MA

Study Summary: The purpose of the study is to better understand cultural competency among doctoral-level students, educators, supervisors, as well as practicing psychologists. I am specifically exploring competence in working with transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals, but you need not have specific experience working with this population in order to participate in my study.

This study is open to participants who are doctoral-level students, educators, supervisors, and practicing psychologists, from Ph.D. and Psy.D. clinical and counseling psychology programs. Graduate students who are participating must be enrolled in programs accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Participants must also be fluent in English.

Your participation in this study is completely voluntary and confidential and you have the right to withdraw at any time. Upon participating, you will have the opportunity to be entered into a raffle to receive one of two $25 Tango gift cards by entering your email address. These surveys should take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete.

Access the study here: https://qtrial2017q1az1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8ugwNuDc0qgd84l

Contact Information: Please contact Mia Wiston via email (wistonm1@student.lasalle.edu) if interested in participating.


 

FAMILY AND COUPLE RELATIONSHIP STUDIES

Project Title: A Retrospective Study Of Girls’ Body Image And Their Relationship With Their Fathers

Researcher(s) Name(S): Lauren Henry, M.A.

Study Summary: This is a study exploring young women’s ideas about body image, appearance, and eating and their relationship with their father during adolescence and pre-adolescence. To be eligible for the study, you must be a woman between the ages of 18-30, currently experience concerns with body image, appearance, and eating, have been raised in an intact, heterosexual, two-parent household, and never have been diagnosed or treated for an eating disorder. At the end of the study, participants will have the opportunity to be entered in a raffle to win a $50-dollar gift card to Amazon. Participation will take 1 hour.

Contact Information: Phone: 352-547-9211, Email: Laurennoelhenry@gmail.com


CLINICAL SAMPLES

There are no studies in this category at this time.


CRIME AND THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

There are no studies in this category at this time.


WORKPLACE

Project Title: Psychodrama Techniques: The Effects on Trainees’ Learning and Engagement in Training and Development Sessions 

Researcher(s) Name(s): Amatia Golbodaghi

Study Summary: The aim of this research is to investigate the effects of psychodrama techniques on trainee engagement levels and overall learning in training sessions. The research will take about 2 hours to complete. Participants will be asked to listen to a presentation and then answer questions about the presentation.

To participate in this study, you must be 18 years old or older, an Alliant International University student and you must be able to speak, read, and write in the English language.

Contact Information: If interested in participating, please email the researcher atagolbodaghi@alliant.edu


PERSONALITY, STRESS, COPING, DECISION-MAKING, AND PROBLEM-SOLVING

Project Title: Defining Humans and Animals

Researcher(s) Name(s): Lead Widdicombe

Study Summary: We are seeking current policy and/or law students in the United States to participate in short, anonymous survey. Participation in this research will include taking an online survey about how you conceptualize the natural world and how you define animals. The survey will take approximately 10 minutes. It is an anonymous survey, and no identifying information will be collected from you. If you choose to participate in the survey, you will have the chance to enter a separate drawing for a $10 Amazon gift card. The questionnaire is approved by Tufts University’s Institutional Review Board. The results of this research have the potential to make a positive influence on the lives of humans and animals!

Contact Information: If interested in participating, please follow this link: https://tufts.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0UnF3b96OzJhssl. If you have any questions or would be willing to forward my recruitment text along to others, please contact me at Leah.widdicombe@tufts.edu.