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Researchers


Blanket recruitment of participants via University email is prohibited. To recruit participants for your study, please follow the research posting instructions.

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
  • Family and Couple Relationship Studies
  • Clinical Samples
  • Crime and the Justice System
  • Workplace
  • Personality, Stress, Coping, Decision-Making, and Problem-Solving
  • Other Topics
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  • Training and Education at Alliant: Professional Issues

    Project Title: The Graduate Student Experience: A Parent's Perspective

    Researcher(s) Name(s): Amanda Marquez

    Study Summary: I am investigating the graduate student experience to determine possible similarities and differences in experiences of students with dependent children versus students without while also examining the possible role parenting satisfaction plays in the graduate experience of student parents. To collect data for my study, I am seeking graduate students (student-parents and non-parents) who are currently enrolled in a clinical or counseling psychology doctoral program. Especially looking to hear from graduate student-parents! To be considered student-parent must be a graduate student who has dependent children via birth, marriage or adoption under the age of 18yrs old.

    Contact Information:
    Please click the following link which includes study information, consent and survey.
    https://qtrial2019q4az1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0uYZN9qPHOGU7fT


    Project Title: Resilience, Vicarious Trauma and Trauma Training

    Researcher(s) Name(s): Diana Vera, M.A. and George Gharibian, PhD.

    Study Summary: I am conducting research concerning the relationship between how early clinician trauma exposure (experience with trauma therapy, supervision, and fieldwork) is associated with vicarious trauma. This research will serve to encourage appropriate standards in psychology doctoral programs that include trauma training to help early clinicians cope with vicarious trauma and increase their own resilience.

    To participate in this research, you must be 18 years old or older; must be able to speak, read, and write in the English language, and be a graduate student in one of the clinical PsyD or Ph.D. graduate programs at a professional school of psychology institution.

    Contact Information: Below is a link to participate in this research, which should take approximately 20 minutes of your time. I would like to thank you in advance for your participation. If you have any questions or concerns about this research, please do not hesitate to contact me at Diana Vera at dvera@alliant.edu or her research supervisor, George Gharibian at george.gharibian@alliant.edu.

    https://alliant.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bxTiyXo87zXvYR7

  • LGBT

    No Studies Available Currently

  • 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

    No Studies Available Currently

  • Crime and the Justice System

    Project Title: A Mixed Methods Investigation of the Impact of Racial Microaggressions on Students of Color in Professional Schools of Psychology

    Researcher(s) Name(s): Wayne “Bobby” Nguyen, M.A.  and  Katie McGovern, Ph.D.

    Study Summary: The present study examines the impact and lived experiences of racial microaggressions on students of color or non-white students in PsyD programs.

    Racial microaggressions (RMAs) are brief and commonplace daily indignities that communicate hostile and derogatory racial slights and insults toward people of color. The study takes about 15 minutes to complete.

    The target population includes students who self-identify as a person of color, who is in their second year or above of graduate study in an APA-accredited PsyD program in California.

    Contact Information: Please contact Wayne “Bobby” Nguyen, M.A. (student researcher) at (425) 772-7364, wnguyen@wi.edu; or Katie McGovern, Ph.D. (dissertation chair) at kmcgovern@wi.edu or at (510) 841-9230

  • Workplace

    No Studies Available Currently

  • Personality, Stress, Coping, Decision-Making and Problem-Solving

    No Studies Available Currently

  • Other Topics

    Project Title: Religion, Spirituality, Sexual Attitudes, and Risky Sexual Behaviors of Young Adult Black Males

    Researcher(s) Name(s): Kendal C. Boyd, Ph.D. & Jade Seto, M.A.

    Study Summary: The aim of the study is to investigate whether religion and spirituality serve as protective factors against risky sexual behaviors among young adult Black males while underscoring the mechanisms that can explain this relationship. Data will be collected electronically using Qualtrics Survey Questionnaire. Participants will be recruited via email recruitment that will provide a link to the study and informed consent. The target study population is young adult Black males who are between the ages of 18 and 25, identifies as Black/African American, male, and not married/engaged. Participants will have the option to be entered in a raffle drawing with a chance to win one of sixteen Visa GiftCards. 

    Contact Information: Perspective participants may contact the primary investigator, Dr. Kendal Boyd at kboyd@llu.edu or at (909) 558-8574. The student investigator may be reached at jseto@llu.edu.


    Project Title: Latino families accessing mental health services for a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Researcher: Elizabeth Sánchez Arvizu, M.A.

    Summary: We are attempting to understand the obstacles parents face when seeking services for their children diagnosed with autism. Help us to understand what parents experience when seeking autism resources for their children. We are looking for Caucasian or Mexican decent parents of child between the ages of 3 and 17-year-old diagnosed with autism. To participate in the study parents, need to be living in California.

    Contact Information: You can access the English survey at https://alliant.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0rHNKaZGhNhCXAx
    And the Spanish one at https://alliant.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_etD6QQMW1CvGPVr

    If you have any questions, contact Elizabeth at (619) 356-1438

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