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mindyourmind Evaluation Survey Information
Title of Study: Evaluation of mindyourmind resources and tools
Project Coordinator: Christine Garinger, BN
Sponsor: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
We would like to invite you to complete a survey as part of an evaluation research project. We are asking you to participate because of using mindyourmind’s website. Details about what is involved and the potential risks and benefits are outlined below.
mindyourmind has received financial support from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to do a program evaluation. There is no conflict of interest that exists in relation to any of the researchers in this study. A conflict of interest exists if there is potential benefit to the investigator(s) beyond the professional benefit from academic achievement or presentation of the results.
WHY IS THIS RESEARCH BEING DONE?
The evaluation will be used to improve our understanding of youth and their needs as well as to improve our programming.
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY?
This study aims to explore the experience youth have while using mindyourmind’s website, tools and resources. The results will help identify what works well and what doesn’t so that improvements can be made to better meet the needs of youth involved with our programs and to even share our results with others interested in doing similar work.
WHAT WILL MY RESPONSIBILITIES BE IF I TAKE PART IN THE STUDY?
If you agree to participate, you will be asked to complete a brief survey. All responses you make in this survey are completely anonymous and confidential.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE RISKS AND DISCOMFORTS?
There are no identified risks associated with completing the surveys; however you may feel uncomfortable about answering some of the questions.4
HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL BE IN THIS STUDY?
Any website visitors are invited to complete the survey.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE BENEFITS FOR ME AND/OR FOR SOCIETY?
We cannot promise any personal benefits to you from your participation in this study. However, possible benefits include an increased sense of support, increased sense of your community, increased awareness about youth friendly activities within community organizations. Your participation will help to improve the program for future participants and it may help others who want to build youth friendly organizations in the future.
WHAT IF I DO NOT WANT TO TAKE PART IN THE STUDY?
It is important for you to know that you can choose not to take part in this study. You may also choose to stop at any time. Choosing not to participate in the evaluation will not affect how you may use the website.
WHAT INFORMATION WILL BE KEPT PRIVATE?
All identifying information is removed from the survey. We use Fluid Surveys, an online survey tool to collect and store data. The results of the survey are kept on a password protected computer and on a password protected on-line database. Please see http://www.fluidsurveys.com for information about their policies. In our reporting, the results of the study will be shared but you will not be identified in anyway.
WHAT IF I HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR PROBLEMS?