Participate in a Study
Participants Needed: Parents of children 0-4 years with and without CHD
Project Title: Exploring the wellbeing and service needs of parents of young children with and without congenital heart disease
To participate in this study, you must be living in Western Canada (i.e., Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, or British Columbia), be able to read in English, be above 18 years of age, and have at least one healthy child between the ages of 0-4 or one child with CHD between the ages of 0-4. This study has been approved by the Research Ethics Board at the University of Regina.
The study consists of a questionnaire regarding you and your child’s demographic information, your wellbeing, and other factors that may be associated with your wellbeing. Participation will take 30-45 minutes. You will be entered into a draw for 1 of 3 $50 Amazon gift cards as a thank you for your participation. For additional information please contact myself at firstname.lastname@example.org or my supervisor, Dr. Kristi Wright, Registered Doctoral Psychologist at Kristi.email@example.com.
Although we have asked your organization to share information about our study with you, they are not involved in the study whatsoever. They will not be informed whether or not you chose to participate in the study. If you do choose to participate in the study, your organization will not have access to any of the information you share. Your current or future care/services will not be impacted in any way regardless of whether or not you chose to participate in this research opportunity.
Please click the link below to participate in this study:
Danielle Caissie, M.Sc.
Ph.D. Student in Clinical Psychology
University of Regina
Participants Needed: 6 month physical and mental wellness program for children with CHD
Project Title: A chronic disease management program for children with congenital heart defects: a CHAMPS study
We are inviting children with Congenital Heart Disease to participate in our current research study, looking at the effects of a 6-month physical activity and health behaviour program intervention.
- 7-17 years of age
- Clinical diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease
Participation will include:
- 2 research testing sessions measuring body composition, bone health, heart health, and mental wellness (all non-invasive)
- **6-month physical activity & mental wellness program designed specifically for children with CHD
**We are also recruiting participants to complete the research testing sessions ONLY. Please contact us for more information.
This study has been approved by the University of Saskatchewan Research Ethics Board. Your current or future care/services will not be impacted in any way regardless of whether or not you choose to participate.
Interested in participating? Contact:
Matthew Chapelski, M.Sc.
Ph.D. Student in Kinesiology
University of Saskatchewan
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