Child coloring

We are planning to accept 2 RAs for the 2014-2015 academic year to work on the projects described below.


Latino Family Project

This project is a grant-funded project examining a culturally-modified treatment for ADHD.  Primary RA responsibilities include completion of fidelity checks of treatment sessions, as well as data entry and verification.  Opportunities for involvement on conference presentations and manuscripts are available. 

PEERS Project

This project is an evaluation of PEERS (Program for the Evaluation and Enrichment of Relational Skills), a friendship-building intervention for teens with ADHD and their families.  Primary RA responsibilities include assistance with teen groups as a “social coach,” as well as data entry and verification.  Opportunities for involvement on conference presentations and manuscripts are available. 

Researcher

Alyson C. Gerdes

Current research topic

Necessary prerequisites/training

Students must have junior or senior standing. Previous research experience is good, but not required.

Length

At least 1 year.

What will this lab experience provide to students?

The goal of the lab experience is to provide knowledge about how to conduct research in the field of clinical child psychology. Specifically, research assistants will participate in discussions of current psychological research and assist with data collection, entry, and verification, as well as be involved in analyzing, writing up, and presenting data.

Rewarding aspects of working as a research assistant

Serving as a research assistant provides students with excellent research training and experience, which will provide them with a stronger foundation for graduate school.

Interested? Contact

E-mail Dr. Gerdes at alyson.gerdes@marquette.edu to receive an application.


PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Contact the Psychology Department

If you have questions about clinical services, please call the Center for Psychological Services at (414) 288-3487.

Location: Cramer Hall, 317
Milwaukee, WI 53233

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