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REMINDER - Disability-Competent Care & Field Education Research Study Underway; Field Director Perspectives Wanted

  • 1.  REMINDER - Disability-Competent Care & Field Education Research Study Underway; Field Director Perspectives Wanted

    Posted Oct 13, 2022 12:00

    Hello Again Everyone, 

    Earlier this week, you were invited to participate in an important research study regarding disability and disability-competent care in social work field education.  The information gained will be used to better understand how to create meaningful field placements within the field of disability; accommodate students with disabilities in field education; and, support field instructors and liaisons who themselves have disabilities.  
    Many thanks if you have already participated!   


    If you have not yet participated, there is still time!  Please click here to be taken to a brief survey, which should take you no more than 15 minutes to complete (Direct Link: Please note that to participate in this study, you must be: (a) 18 years or older; (b) able and willing to provide informed consent; and, (c) currently serving as a field director for an accredited social work program. The Informed Consent, which provides more details about the study, is attached to this email and included at the start of the survey. 


    At the end of the survey, you will be asked if you wish to be entered into a raffle to win either a complete set of Binghamton University's Social Work Superheroes or a $50 Amazon gift card.  Two winners will be selected in total.  You will also be asked if you wish to participate in an hour-long focus group later this month; all focus group participants will receive a $10 gift card to either Amazon or Starbucks.  


    This study is being conducted by a team of researchers from Binghamton University and Rush University.  The Principal Investigator of this study is Dr. Jackie McGinley, PhD, LMSW; she can be contacted at This study has been approved by Binghamton University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB). For information about your rights as a research participant, you may contact the university’s Human Subjects Research Review office at 607-777-3818. 


    With Gratitude,  

    Jacqueline McGinley, PhD LMSW 

    Assistant Professor 
    Department of Social Work 
    Binghamton University 
    PO Box 6000 
    Binghamton, NY 13902 

    Jacqueline McGinley
    Assistant Professor
    Binghamton University, Department of Social Work
    Binghamton NY