Participate in the Perception of Service Coordinator Practices and Transition Related Outcomes for Children and Families Study
The A.J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at UConn Health is recruiting Part C (early intervention) Service Coordinators in the state of Connecticut for a research study.
Participation is voluntary and will help to connect Part C Service Coordinator practices to transition related outcomes for children and families making the transition from birth-3 into preschool special education.
- Current Early Intervention Service Coordinators in the Connecticut Part C Program for a minimum of 1-year
- Service Coordinators must have completed the Connecticut Service Coordinator training
- Read and speak in fluent English
Participation includes an interview conducted with a student researcher that will last about 1-2 hours at the convenience of the Service Coordinator. During the interview participants will be asked to discuss two families they have worked with that have experienced the transition from Part C in the last 6 months, one when the transition went well and one when the transition did not go well. In addition, service coordinators will be asked to send a letter and surveys to the families discussed.
The study is being conducted by:
Dr. Mary Beth Bruder, PhD (PI)
Annie George-Puskar, M.A. (student researcher)
This research project was approved by the UConn Health (IRB #18-064-2)
Questions about this study may be directed to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Mary Beth Bruder, at 860-679-1500, or the UConn Health IRB at 860-679-8729.