Researcher seeking participants for study

Interested in building inner strength and resilience?

Anne Baird, associate professor of psychology, is conducting a free workshop offering information and skills aimed at increasing positive thinking and reducing negative thinking about getting older. The workshop is part of her research study, funded by an internal grant from the University of Windsor.

This study is for people age 50 years and up. Please telephone or e-mail Dr. Baird for more details and a telephone screening to see if you qualify: 519-253-3000, ext. 2234, Voicemail and e-mail messages will be returned in 72 hours.

Those who qualify and enroll in the study will come to the Psychological Services and Research Centre at 332 Sunset Avenue for 90-minute individual pre- and post-workshop sessions on March 24 and April 28. All workshop sessions will be on Saturdays – March 31, April 14, and April 21 -- from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Participants will receive $6 at the pre-workshop session. Those who complete all sessions will receive an additional $24 at the post-workshop session, as well as handouts and refreshments during sessions.

This research program has received clearance from the University of Windsor Research Ethics Board.

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