Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram LinkedIn

St.Amant acknowledges that we are on Treaty 1 territory, the traditional gathering place of the Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene people and the traditional homeland of the Métis people. Read More

Participants Needed For Research

Participants Needed For Research

Participants Needed For Research Study on the Effects of a Mindfulness-Based Training Program on Behaviour Intervention Procedural Fidelity.

Are you an Autism Tutor working in the classrooms?

  • We are seeking Autism Tutors from St.Amant Autism Programs
  • You must work in an autism classroom OR at a daycare centre
  • You must also have at least 3 months of experience working as an autism tutor (anywhere).

What is the study about?

  • The purpose of this research is to learn whether a mindfulness-based training program tailored for employees helps them to apply Discrete-Trials Teaching procedures more accurately.
  • The mindfulness training program aims to improve several facets of your job performance and well-being, which may also benefit the children served.

What is involved?

  • You will complete mindfulness training sessions facilitated by Dr. James Ediger and Brendan Boehr, which will consist of three group sessions (each one half-day; a total of 9 hours) over a period of up to approximately 5 weeks.
  • Trained research assistants will observe you conducting DTT in the classroom for approximately 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week.

What are the benefits of participating?

  • You will receive an honorarium of $178. Specifically, you will be paid $25 for completing this consent form and subsequent questionnaires. In addition, you will be paid $51 (i.e., $17/hour for 3 hours) upon completion of each of the three mindfulness sessions.
  • Upon completion of the mindfulness training, you will receive a certificate of completion which will be reflected in your St.Amant employee file.

To learn more about this research opportunity, please contact Sophie Robitaille at robitais@myumanitoba.ca or 204-723-0145

Research Supervisor: Dr. Toby Martin Director St.Amant Research Centre, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology University of Manitoba

Student Researcher: Sophie Robitaille Master’s student, Psychology Department University of Manitoba

This study has been approved by the University of Manitoba Psychology/Sociology Research Ethics Board and the St.Amant Research Review Committee.

recruitment_poster Facebook

Browse the News Article archive. This entry was posted in Research News, What's New at St.Amant. Bookmark the permalink.