We're looking for school mental health providers and youth/parents to participate in focus groups to help our researchers design a tool that helps students stay organized and motivated.
What is the purpose of this program?
- Children's National is conducting a research study with youth and their parents to develop an online tool to help students stay organized.
- The program uses an online tool alongside one-on-one meetings with a school counselor to help teens stay organized.
- We're currently asking school providers and youth/parents to participate in discussions to help us in designing this tool.
Who is eligible to participate?
- School mental health providers, educators and other school staff who work in middle schools
- Parents and their youth ages 10-14
- Youth with attention difficulties, ADHD or ADD
- Youth with difficulties paying attention or staying focused
- Youth who have trouble organizing their schoolwork
- Qualified volunteers will receive monetary compensation for their time.
What will happen during this study?
If you are eligible for this study and agree to participate, you will be invited to two, one-hour group discussions over Zoom videoconference to:
- Provide input and feedback about important features for an online tool
- Tell us your preferences and experiences using the tool
Where can I learn more?
Contact the investigator, Melissa Dvorsky, Ph.D., by email or phone/text at 301-683-8715.