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U. of New Hampshire is Seeking Participants for Study on Job Crafting for Persons with Disabilities

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR STUDY ON JOB CRAFTING

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is looking for volunteers to take part in a study to evaluate whether job crafting strategies can effectively assist people with disabilities adapt to their work tasks and improve job retention.  Over six weeks, participants from anywhere in the country would virtually complete interviews, job crafting exercises and online surveys.  To learn more about this study and possibly enroll, please see the one-pager attachment.  

You may be eligible to participate if you:

  1. Are 18-64 years of age;
  2. Experience a physical or health condition that limits your work performance;
  3. Are currently working or returning to work;
  4. Have approximately 1 year of work experience; and,
  5. Are NOT participating in an workers’ compensation program.

Your participation would involve completing two interviews and weekly job crafting exercises and online surveys for six weeks.  Participation can occur remotely – you do not need to live in New Hampshire.   In appreciation for their time, participants will receive up to $100.

For more information visit UNH_Job_Crafting_Study

This research is led by Dr. Vidya Sundar, PhD, OTR/L Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Department and Dr. Debra Brucker, MPA, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire (UNH) and approved by the Institutional Review Board at UNH.