Event Title

Summer Research Institute in Behavioral Health

Presentation Type

Interactive Presentation

Location

BHC 126

Start Date

27-9-2008 9:00 AM

End Date

27-9-2008 9:45 AM

Description/Abstract

For the past four years, the USF Florida Mental Health Institute has conducted a Summer Research Institute (SRI) for undergraduates. This session will describe (1) the major components of the SRI including the research symposium, mentored research project, research ethics training and community-based field experiences; (2) the multi-method evaluation framework that has been used to assess the effectiveness and impact of the SRI; and (3) the activities designed to prepare students for graduate school and careers as resear-chers. It will engage participants in a discussion of practices that have been effective and those that required modification to enhance the experience for students.

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Sep 27th, 9:00 AM Sep 27th, 9:45 AM

Summer Research Institute in Behavioral Health

BHC 126

For the past four years, the USF Florida Mental Health Institute has conducted a Summer Research Institute (SRI) for undergraduates. This session will describe (1) the major components of the SRI including the research symposium, mentored research project, research ethics training and community-based field experiences; (2) the multi-method evaluation framework that has been used to assess the effectiveness and impact of the SRI; and (3) the activities designed to prepare students for graduate school and careers as resear-chers. It will engage participants in a discussion of practices that have been effective and those that required modification to enhance the experience for students.