COSTS AND PAYMENTS
The researchers are unable to give you any payment for participating in this study, and there is no cost to participate in the study.
If the researchers find new information during this study that would reasonably change your decision about participating, then they will give it to you.
No personally identifiable information will be collected other than certain generic demographic information. All information obtained about you in this study is strictly confidential unless disclosure is required by law. The results of this study may be used in reports, presentations and publications, but the researcher will not identify you. Your data will be aggregated with the data of other participants.
It is OK for you to say NO. Even if you say YES now, you are free to say NO later, and walk away or withdraw from the study at any time.
COMPENSATION FOR ILLNESS AND INJURY
If you say YES, then your consent in this document does not waive any of your legal rights. However, in the event of harm arising from this study, neither Regent University nor the researchers are able to give you any money, insurance coverage, free medical care, or any other compensation for such injury. In the event that you suffer injury as a result of participation in this research project, you may contact Joseph Cook at 214-333-5787, or Dr. Lee Underwood, current HSRC chair at 757-352-4461, who will be glad to review the matter with you.
APPROVAL OF RESEARCH
This research project has been approved by the Human Subjects Review Committee of the School of Psychology and Counseling at Regent University.
By clicking YES, I AGREE TO PARTICIPATE, you are saying several things. You are saying that you have read this form or have had it read to you, that you are satisfied that you understand this form, the research study, and its risks and benefits. The researchers should have answered any questions you may have had about the research. If you have any questions later on, then the researchers should be able to answer them:
Joseph Cook, M.A. PhD Candidate 214.333.5787
Dr. Jim Sells, PhD. 757.352.4368
If at any time you feel pressured to participate, or if you have any questions about your rights or this form, then you should call Dr. Lee Underwood, the current HSRC chair, 757-352-4461.