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Research

From time to time LSPA is asked to pass along surveys to its members. We have created this space to provide an opportunity for our members to participate.

Your time and perspective is very appreciated!

Submission Requests
Email the webmaster with information presented in a similar format to the posted research requests including when the data will no linger be collected or when the posting should be pulled.  LSPA supports research in the field of school psychology and in an effort to contribute and facilitate growth in our field, we post appropriate research and a monthly email directing members to these opportunities at no cost to the researcher.


Research Projects Looking for Participants


WORKFORCE SHORTAGE FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS

(Collecting Data 10/21/2019-5/31/2020)

Researchers at Appalachian State University would appreciate your participation in a study that is being conducted to gain a deeper understanding of workforce shortages in school psychology around the country. The primary goal is to determine a number of variables that impact recruitment and sustainability of our workforce. A secondary purpose is to use the results to make a set of recommendations that might influence the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), state policies/legislation, university training programs, and state associations. And finally, we hope the results will assist school districts as they engage in recruiting and maintaining a sustainable school psychology workforce. This survey has been approved by the Appalachian State University's Institutional Review Board. The survey can be found at the link below. It should take about 30 minutes to complete and is completely voluntary. 


CLICK HERE FOR SURVEY

Sincerely, 

Claire Crosier, School Psychology Graduate Student, The College of Saint Rose


Dr. Jim Deni, Primary Investigator

Appalachian State University, School Psychology Trainer


Dr. Elizabeth Power, Co-Investigator 

The College of Saint Rose, School Psychology Trainer 


KNOWLEDGE & STIGMA OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

(Collecting Data 9/9/2019-5/1/2020)

My name is Rachel Gottlieb, and I am a doctoral candidate in the School-Community Psychology program at Hofstra University. I am writing to invite you to participate in my dissertation study concerning knowledge and stigma of autism spectrum disorder.

As part of this research, you will be asked to complete an online survey. The questionnaire will take about 30 minutes to complete. In appreciation for your participation, you will be offered a chance to enter a raffle to win a $200 Amazon gift card. If you or someone you know is a certified school psychologist and would like to participate, click the link below to complete the survey.

CLICK HERE FOR SURVEY

I am happy to discuss any questions or concerns. If you would like to speak with me, please contact Rachel Gottlieb, M.S.Ed. at Rgottlieb1@pride.hofstra.edu.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT IN THERAPY

(Collecting Data 5/6/2019-3/31/2020)

The purpose of this study is to gain a greater understanding of the role of homework in clinical work with youth, clinicians’ attitudes and practices as it relates to homework, what variables may predict homework use, as well as what types of homework they would assign to a hypothetical case.

Participation in this study will involve completing an online survey in which you would read a short vignette about a clinical problem and complete a brief questionnaire.

Participants will also be asked to complete a demographic and professional background questionnaire. It is anticipated that participation will take approximately 20 minutes.

I am looking to recruit school psychologists and school psychology graduate students, who would be interested in taking part in this study.   Your assistance with this study will be an asset to the improvement of the knowledge and understanding of the role of homework in clinical practice.

There is no risk to participation in this study.

Here is the link to the study: https://stjohns.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aV4cYWuVXthSYfz

Please feel free to reach out with any questions.  I am happy to review all aspects of participation with you and answer any questions you may have to assist you in making your decision.   If you would like to speak with me, please e-mail me at veronica.milito18@my.stjohns.edu.  Thank you very much for your time and consideration!

Sincerely,

Veronica Milito, B.S. 

St. John’s University

Psy.D. School Psychology, '23

Doctoral Fellow

Louisiana School Psychological Association
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