School of Behavioral Sciences Research & Surveys
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Individuals in Relationship with God
As a graduate student in the School of Behavioral Sciences at Liberty University, I am conducting research as part of the requirements for a doctoral degree. The purpose of the research is to explore what kind of experiences are evident in a person’s relationship with God. I am writing to invite eligible participants to join my study.
I am seeking participants who are 18 years of age or older, who identify as a Christian, and who are currently enrolled as students at Liberty University. Participants, if selected, will be asked to participate in an initial interview (1 hour), possibly be asked to participate in a follow up interview (15 minutes), and finally will be offered the option of reviewing transcripts of their responses (15 minutes). Each interaction will be audio- and video-recorded. Names and other identifying information will be requested as part of this study, but the information will remain confidential. Individuals who complete participation in this study will receive a $25 Amazon gift card.
If you choose to participate, please click this link that will take you to our survey.
A consent document will be provided to you if you pass the survey linked above. The consent document contains additional information about our study. Please read the consent form, type your name at the end of the document, and then click the button at the bottom of the page to signify your agreement with the consent form.
Any questions about the study can be directed to Mrs. Ginny Cashion at email@example.com.
We would like to invite you to participate in a research study we are currently conducting. The study will develop an evaluation tool that can be used for assessing doctoral students’ teaching competency. This study is approved by University of Cincinnati IRB, (study number 2020-1186). The research team has Mei Tang, a faculty member, and Alexandra Mott and Stephanie Merrilees, doctoral students at the University of Cincinnati. It takes about 10-15 minutes of your time to complete the survey. There is no financial incentive for you to participate in this study; however, you can choose to participate in lottery for gift card.
To participate in the study, you must:
- Be 18 years or older
- Be capable of speaking and responding in English.
- Identify as a doctoral student/graduate in/from a Counselor Education program
If you are interested in participating and meet the criteria, follow the survey link https://uceducation.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5tcPTR9v6KYoChw
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Mei Tang via email, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you in advance for your participation!
Mei Tang PI Alexandra Mott Co-PI Stephanie Merrilees Co-PI
Professor Doctoral Student Doctoral Candidate
University of Cincinnati University of Cincinnati University of Cincinnati
Practicing What We Preach: Exploring the Relationships Among Counselor Trainee Spiritual Competence, Perceptions of Supervisor Cultural Humility, Spirituality in Supervision, & Integration Of Spirituality/Religion in Counseling
Master’s Counseling Students:
Please consider taking a brief survey about integrating spirituality/religion in counseling!
To participate you must be:
(1) 18 years +
(2) Enrolled in a Master’s counseling program (3) Currently enrolled in a supervised counseling practicum/internship
have completed one semester of supervised counseling practicum
Principal Investigator: Catharina Chang, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, CPCS
Student Principal Investigator: Nicolas Williams, M.A., NCC
You are invited to participate in a research study. The purpose of this study is to investigate what contributes to counselors in training more frequently integrating spirituality and religion in their work with clients. You are invited to participate because you are a master’s level counselor in training in a CACREP-accredited counseling program and have completed at least one semester of CACREP-approved practicum. A total of 500 volunteers will be recruited for this study. Participation will require approximately 15-20 minutes of your time over one participation sitting. Your participation is completely voluntary, and you can withdraw from participating at any time.
You are being asked to take part in a research study. If you decide to participate, you will be asked to fill out a series of online questionnaires, including a brief demographic questionnaire. Participation includes a one-time, approximately 15-20-minute time commitment, to take place at the time and location of the participants’ choosing. This study is confidential and will not ask for your name at any time.
Researchers will remove information that may identify you and may use your data for future research. If we do this, we will not ask for any additional consent from you.
In this study, you will not have any more risks than you would in a normal day of life.
This study is not designed to directly benefit you personally. Overall, we hope to gain information about what contributes to counselors-in-training integrating spirituality and religion into counseling praxis.
The alternative to taking part in this study is to not take part in the study.
Voluntary Participation and Withdrawal
You do not have to participate in this study. If you decide to participate in this study and change your mind, you have the right to drop out at any time. You may skip questions or stop your involvement at any time. Whatever you decide, you will not lose any benefits.
Copy of Consent Form to Participant
If you agree to participate in this survey, please continue with the Practicing What We Preach survey. You may print a copy of this form for your records.
We will keep your records private to the extent allowed by law. The following people and entities will have access to the information you provide:
- Principal Investigator: Catharina Chang
- Student Principal Investigator: Nicolas Williams
When using the Internet to participate in this study, there is the risk that data shared over the Internet can be unprotected. The information you provide will be stored within Qualtrics, which is password protected. No identifying information will be collected for this study. The data will be stored on a computer that is password protected.
Please contact Dr. Catharina Chang at 404-413-8196 or email@example.com, or Nicolas Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the study or your part in it, including:
- if you have questions, concerns, or complaints about the study;
- if you have questions about your rights as a research participant;
- if you have questions, concerns, or complaints about the research.
The IRB at Georgia State University reviews all research that involves human participants. You can contact the IRB if you would like to speak to someone who is not involved directly with the study. You can contact the IRB for questions, concerns, problems, information, input, or questions about your rights as a research participant. Contact the IRB at 404-413-3500 or email@example.com.
Differences in LGB Counselor Competency between Christian and Non-Religious Addiction Counseling Programs
Online survey study seeks current addiction field experience students or recent graduates
There is a new study called “Differences in LGB Counselor Competency between Christian and Non-Religious Addiction Counseling Programs” that could inform the counselor education field of lesbian, gay, bisexual (LGB) counselor competency within different types of CACREP accredited and CACREP-equivalent addiction counseling programs. For this study, you are invited to take a short survey describing LGB competency gained as a result of studying within your addiction counseling program.
This survey is part of the doctoral study for Kelly King, a Ph.D. student at Walden University.
About the study:
- One 10-12 minute online survey
- To protect your privacy, no names or identifying information will be collected
Volunteers must meet these requirements:
- Currently enrolled in field experience (completed all core coursework) OR graduate within last 2 years of CACREP accredited or CACREP-equivalent addiction counseling program To confidentially volunteer, click the following Differences in LGB Counselor Competency between Christian and Non-Religious Addiction Counseling Programs link.