Research Participation Invitation for
Parents of child abuse victims
Non-offending and adoptive parents of child abuse survivors, Ark of Hope for Children strongly encourages your participation in the following study. The study is investigating barriers that parents face in utilizing mental health services for their children who have experienced abuse. This is another area of research that needs to be explored and it has immense impact for the recovery of child victims of abuse.
The purpose of this research is to advance current knowledge of barriers that parents may experience in utilizing mental health services for their children who have experienced maltreatment. The ultimate goal is to improve understanding of these barriers and to use this knowledge to prevent barriers where possible and to provide relevant resources for parents. This is an area of research that has not been explored and it has immense impact for the recovery of children and families from trauma.
Participation in this study involves completing 2 online assessments, which should take about 10 minutes or less. Directions for accessing the assessments are listed below. Once you access the website, additional instructions are provided for completing the assessments. The assessments must be completed in one sitting, as your answers will not be saved.
Thank you for your interest in this study! Your participation is completely voluntary and your responses will remain anonymous.
Directions for Accessing Online Assessments:
Proceed to the following link:
With much appreciation,
Jessica Jaye Capretto, LPC-MHSP, RPT, NCC
Ashley Reda, M.A., NCC
Ph.D. Students in Counseling Psychology
Tennessee State University