Participate in Research

Participate in Research

We are currently recruiting participants including both youth and adults, including a range of professionals, to get involved in our research across a number of studies. Read more about our ongoing research, and feel free to get in touch to volunteer for participation or ask questions.

Legal Decision-Making in Youth

Who can be involved? We are inviting youth and young adults between the ages of 12 and 24 with and without FASD who currently reside in Canada and speak English to participate in this study.

What will I be asked to do? The private meeting will take up to 2.5 hours, over one or two sessions, with breaks. Currently, the study meetings are taking place virtually via Microsoft Teams. Participants will be asked to read stories about a crime, make legal decisions, and answer interview questions about themselves, their decision-making, and knowledge of the legal system. Finally, participants will be asked to do some problem-solving activities to better understand their thinking and decision-making. Participants will get up to $40 for participating in this study, including $35 for their time, and an opportunity to win an additional $5 in prize money when you play a computerized game.

Get involved! If you would like to participate and find out more about the study, please contact us by email.

Evaluating Strengths and Protective Factors in Justice-Involved Youth with FASD

Caregivers of youth with FASD in Canada who have experienced involvement in the criminal justice system as adolescents or young adults (12-24 years) are invited to participate in a study. Additional inclusion criteria for eligible caregiver participants in this study include residing in Canada, English-speaking, who currently or historically (within the past five years) have cared for a youth with FASD that has been justice-involved during the indicated age span.  

You will be asked about strengths, protective factors, and outcomes. The interview will take approximately 45 minutes. Participants will receive a $20 gift card to for their time.  

Please contact Chantel Ritter by email to participate.  

Psychological Service Provision to Children and Youth in School-Relevant Contexts Survey

We are inviting psychologists and psychological associates to participate in a survey examining best practices when working with children/youth who may have FASD in school-relevant contexts (30-45 min). Participants will be entered to win one of five clinical textbooks about FASD (1 in 60 odds of winning).

If you would like to participate and find out more about the study, please link on this link.

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