OT professor seeks grad students for animal-assisted therapy study
Assistant Professor (Clinical) of Occupational Therapy Christine Johnson is seeking full-time graduate and professional students to participate in her latest study, "The Effect of Animal-Assisted Intervention (AAI) on Graduate Students’ Perceptions of Well-being: Insights from Occupational Therapy." Scheduling of sessions is flexible.
Participants will have the opportunity to interact with therapy dog Stella.
Eligibility for all participants:
- Student enrolled in full-time course load as a graduate student
Study description: The investigator will be studying the effects of animal-assisted intervention (AAI) on graduate college students. All study details and the opportunity to have any study-related questions answered will be provided during the consent process.
Long-term study goals: To better understand the effect of multi-session AAI on graduate students’ well-being.
- Two 45 minute data collection periods
- Six 35-minute intervention sessions
- Total time: 5 hours over a six-week period
Location: Classroom in Wayne State University Department of Health Care Sciences, 259 Mack Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Compensation: All participants will receive a $30 amazon gift card for participation in the study.
Scheduling: Create a group of 3 – 5 graduate students and contact Christine Johnson at 586-946-0349 or email email@example.com as a group.