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 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.

Best Practices in Identification and Screening for FASD

What is the study about? We are inviting professionals with experience identifying and screening clients who may have FASD, as well as a range of other neurodevelopmental disabilities, to participate in an interview examining best practices in fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) identification and screening. We are interested in hearing perspectives from front line service providers, managers, researchers, and policy makers with relevant experience across a range of settings, such as substance abuse treatment centres, healthcare settings, justice and community and custody-based corrections, and other outpatient/community service settings.

What will I be asked to do? This private interview will be run virtually using Microsoft Teams and will take between 30 – 45 minutes to complete. Participants will have the option to receive a $20.00 Amazon gift card for their participation in the study.

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

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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