This is a grant-supported position with anticipated funding through 2024 . The individual will be assigned to ‘Strong Foundations: Intervening to Promote Co-Parenting and Reduce Father Hazardous Drinking in Expectant Parents" under the supervision of Craig Colder, PhD., Rina Eiden, PhD., Stephanie Godleski, PhD., and Meghan Leising, M.A. and will be an employee of The Research Foundation for SUNY.
This is a multi-method, randomized efficacy trial to promote adjustment, co-parenting, and dyadic functioning among expecting couples with heavy drinking fathers and mothers who are light drinking/abstaining during pregnancy. Incumbent will be responsible for
- Recruitment, scheduling, and data collection on the above mentioned study. Recruitment involves going to women’s clinics in Buffalo and Rochester areas and asking pregnant women and their partners who are presenting for prenatal care to complete a short confidential survey on a tablet.
- Data collection involves conducting home visits for baseline and follow-up assessments with participating families in the Buffalo/Rochester area. Home visits will involve interviewing couples on sensitive topics, including substance use, as well as video-taping couple and family interactions. – - In addition to conducting assessments, the incumbent will be involved in tasks such as checking data and assisting with administrative tasks such as project mailings, photocopying, scheduling and tracking participants, and coding observational assessments.
- Other project related tasks are assigned as needed.
Incumbent receives general direction for most activities. Incumbent receives more direct supervision when experimental or unusual processes are involved, and is expected to consult with their supervisor or Project Director as needed.
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