Volunteers Wanted for a Research Study Family-Based Sexuality Education Training For Parents of Young Adults with Down Syndrome
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of a family-based sexuality curriculum for parents of young adults with Down syndrome (DS) on improving the self-efficacy and attitudes around sexuality and healthy relationships for young adults with DS as well as increase the parent-child communication on sexuality topics.
The Adult Down Syndrome Center is offering a free training for parents of young adults (ages 20-30) with Down syndrome. Interested participants must be able to communicate in English. Compensation will be provided upon full completion of the study.
Participants must be able to meet three (3) times over a four (4) week time frame for three (3) hours each visit (9 AM-12 PM). A follow-up mailed survey must be completed 1 month after the final training. Interested participants will complete a follow-up phone survey 2 months after the training.
The study will be held at the Adult Down Syndrome Center, 1610 Luther Lane, Park Ridge, IL 60068 from 9 AM-12 PM.
Please select from the following date options:
Option 1: April 22nd, April 29th, and May 13th
Option 2: June 17th, June 24th, and July 8th
Option 3: August 5th, August 12th, and August 26th
Option 4: September 9th, September 16th, and September 30th
For more information, please contact the primary investigator, Katie Frank, at (847) 318-2331, or Katherine.firstname.lastname@example.org.