Seeking Undergrad RA to help with study on Substance Use Prevention in partnership with EdPsych and School of Dentistry

Mentor Name:
Aaron Fischer

Mentor Position:
Assistant Professor

Educational Psychology



Project Description:

The Mountain Plains Prevention Technology Transfer Center is a partnership between the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education and the School of Dentistry at the University of Utah. Our mission is to strengthen the workforce pipeline for pre-professionals and professionals in the substance use prevention and health care fields by delivering evidence-based training and technical assistance in the six states comprising Region 8 (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY).

Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; This is a paid research position; This is a work-study research position; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis; Earn independent study credit

Student Role:

Help support trainings and data collection/analysis

Student Benefits:

Learn skills related to substance use prevention for adolescents, work with professors and graduate students in counseling psychology and school psychology programs

Project Duration:

5-10 hours per week

Minimum Requirements:

Good organizational skills, punctuality, initiative, problem-solving; interest in working in human service field