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Psychology Undergraduate Research Opportunities

The APT Study

To find out about this 499 opportunity contact:

Contact name: Sruti Desai
Telephone: (206) 543-0584
Email: sruti@uw.edu

Faculty Information

Department: Psychology

Does faculty advisor meet with students?

Yes
If yes, how often? By appointment.

Direct supervisor of students:

Sruti Desai
Supervisor Title: Research Coordinator
Will 499 students participate in weekly or biweekly discussions sessions about research or project? Yes

Short Project Description

The APT Study is for people who are currently having some problems with alcohol and who are experiencing distress related to a past traumatic event. The study is looking at two different types of treatment for these problems, Cognitive Processing Therapy and Relapse Prevention.

Work Schedule

Min. number of hours/weekstudent must work: 6
Evenings/weekends OK? No
Times a student must bepresent/work: Anytime M-F 1-6pm
Student commitment: Looking for at least a year-long commitment.

499 Responsibilities

Working with Data Working with Subjects Working with Animals/physiology
50% % data entry 0 % video taping 0 % animal care
20% % database management 0 % interview subjects 0 % animal observation
10% % encoding data 0 % scheduling appt 0 % surgical techniques
0 % library research 0 % running subjects 0 % histology
0 % data collection 0 % child care 0 % laboratory protocols
    20% % recruiting subjects    

Other:Opportunity to work with clinical data - looking for serious candidates who are ready to take on a complex and challenging task.

Skills / Experience Preferred

Experience with Excel and SPSS.