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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

 There are no studies in this category at this time.

 

LGBT

There are no studies in this category at this time.

 

FAMILY AND COUPLE RELATIONSHIP STUDIES

 

Project Title: Understanding the every day experiences of power in interracial couples and how it effects marital satisfaction?

Researcher(s) Name(s): ​Alison R. Coelho, M.A.

Study Summary: ​The purpose of the study is to better understand the role that power may play in the every day experiences of interracial couples. 

I am looking for potential couples who are between the ages of 20 and 69, are proficient in English, and fit into one of the following criteria:

-The couple must be married for at least 1 year

-One partner must identify with the majority racial status (Caucasian/White/European) and the other partner must identify with a minority racial status (African America, Asian, Latino/Latina, and Native American) regardless of gender

-Participants must be in a heterosexual (male-female) relationship

-Both partners must consent to the study

-The study is expected to take approximately 2.5 to 3 hours. If you choose to participate each partner will be given a $20 Gift Card as appreciation for participating. Brief summary (Maximum 100 words), and specific details about the demographic group(s) requested to participate

Contact Information: If you are interested in participating in this study and fit into the criteria above, I kindly ask that you please email me at alliantinterrracialcouplesstudy@gmail.com  and identify if you meet the criteria. I will then contact you to begin the screening process and then we can set up a time to complete the study. Thank you for your consideration in participating in this study.

 

  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

  There are no studies in this category at this time.

 

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

 

Project Title: Religiosity, Acculturation, Sexuality, Sexual Communication and Psychological Well-Being among Muslim American Women

Researcher(s) Name(s): Linda J. Beckman, Ph.D. & Emon Abdolsalehi-Najafi, Ph.D.

Study Summary: The Multicultural Women's Research Group is seeking volunteers for a study of Muslim women. We are dedicated to conducting research that can improve the well-being and mental health of women from diverse cultural backgrounds. This study examines self-perceptions, cultural preferences, religiosity, feelings about sexual issues and psychological well-being. If you are a Muslim female over the age of 18 residing in the United States, please consider participating in our approximately 20 minute on-line survey (direct link: http://bit.ly/1DGPYIv). Those who complete the survey can enter a raffle for a chance to win one of three $75 Visa gift cards.  Thank you.

Those interested in taking the on-line survey should click on the following link:

http://bit.ly/1DGPYIv

Contact Information:  If you have questions please contact Emon Abdolsalehi-Najafi,Ph.D. at Dr.eanajafi@gmail.com or Linda J. Beckman, Ph.D. at lbeckman@alliant.edu or 626-270-3302.

 

Title: Work-Life Balance and Subjective Well-Being

Researcher(s) Name(s): Nurcan Ensari, Ph.D.

Study Summary: This study will examine the demands of adults in the work that they do and what they do for self-care and how often. This study involves an online survey that only takes about 10 minutes to complete. Anyone who works in any field is invited to participate. If you are eligible, please consider participating!

Eligibility for Participation:

Anyone who:

A)    Is at least 10 years of age

B)    Has been working in any job for at least 2 years

Link to the study: http://survey.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bkIqQHBjUjkwP4x

Contact Information: If you have any questions or would like to receive the results of the study, please email Nurcan Ensari, Ph.D.  at nensari@alliant.edu

 


 OTHER TOPICS

 


Project Title: Spirituality and Religion in the Therapeutic Setting

Researcher(s) Name(s): Soua Thao

Study Summary: This study will explore the mainstream clinicians’ level of spirituality and religiosity in relation to whether they address the issues of spirituality and religion in the therapeutic setting; and explore the mainstream clinicians’ beliefs of adequately addressing spirituality and religion in their academic training in relation to whether they address the issues of spirituality and religion in the therapeutic setting.

Please follow this link to the survey:  

https://alliant.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_57vFrQxIPf3avc1

Contact Information: Soua Thao sthao@alliant.edu

 

Project Title:  Therapist confidence and client outcomes

Researcher(s) Name(s): Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Ph.D., Professor Couple and Family Therapy, The Ohio State University

Study Summary:  The study will use a survey to collect information about therapists providing services, and their clients’ view of the services provided.  The sample will be a convenience sample collected from the therapists and clients connected to several MFT training programs.  The study will utilize on-line surveys for both therapists and clients with an option to use paper and pencil surveys for clients.  No identifiable information will be collected on the clients.    The study will provide data about whether therapist confidence in their theory of change matters for client outcomes. 

Contact Information: Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Ph.D.:  614-688-3259 or haring.19@osu.edu

Study link:  https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0DGFk0rKcGonEcl (Each therapist who participates will get an individual link for their clients).