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The Culture and Evidence-Based Practice lab is seeking a part-time research assistant for project AIM, which is a study focusing on the dissemination of a program that teaches coping skills to combat adolescent depression in school settings. The goal of the project is to train providers and evaluate the program's effectiveness with low income, predominantly Latino and African American youth.
This position is funded by an external grant source. If the grant terminates for any reason, if grant funding is lost or reduced for any reason, or if the budgetary needs for fulfilling the grant requirements change, your employment with the University will be immediately discontinued.
Responsibilities & Duties
Conducts interviews of research participants, which includes diagnostic assessments of adolescents.
Supports therapists delivering the intervention.
Recruits and schedules participants.
Data entry and dataset management.
Helps prepare materials for interviews and therapy sessions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience
Bachelor's or Master's in Psychology or related field.
Other Skills & Abilities Reqd
Interest in research and in working with children and adolescents, including those with mental health problems.
Highly organized and detail-oriented.
Ability to work well with others and efficiently manage multiple demands.
Flexibility in schedule, including some afternoon and early evening hours.
You may upload other attachments (Transcripts, Portfolios, Writing samples) in the “My Activities” tab of your profile.
- Travel to several school sites required.
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Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
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