You are invited to complete this questionnaire and interview as part of a study conducted by Liz Walker, a candidate for a master’s degree in Infant Mental Health at Mills College.
You are eligible to participate in this study if you have child between 3 to 36 months of age. This study will not report on specific individuals, but rather on a combination of the participants. The study is supervised by Dr. Carol George, Professor of Psychology, Mills College.
Participation entails completing a survey about your experience with your mother or primary caregiver and of being a mother then a short interview. The survey takes about 25 to 30 minutes to complete and the interview about 25 minutes to complete. You may complete the survey using our online link or in person and the interview will be in person at a location of your choice. If you would like to complete this survey in person, please contact me at TheMotherInYou@gmail.com.
Your participation is voluntary, confidential, and anonymous. All participants will be entered in a raffle for a $25 Target gift card that will be mailed or emailed to the winners at end of the study. You will be asked to provide your mailing or email address at the end of the survey portion of this study in order to receive the gift card if you are a winner. You will also be asked to write in your baby's name on the survey to help keep your baby in your mind while you are completing questions about parenting. This personal information is confidential and is neither used in the actual study nor given out to any other persons.
You may choose whether or not you want to participate in this study and you may withdraw your consent and discontinue participation at any time without penalty. Your completion and submission of the survey and short interview indicates your consent to participate. Participants who would like to see a summary of the results of this study have the option of providing us with an email or mailing address at the end of the survey. I will forward the general results to you upon completion of the study.
If you have any questions or concerns about this research, please contact Liz Walker
c/o Dr. Carol George
Department of Psychology
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613
Thank you, Liz
By clicking "Next", I acknowledge that I have read the welcome letter, state that I am at least 18 years of age, and give my consent to voluntarily participate in the "The Mother in You" study.