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Resource and Resilience is a research project that seeks to better understand the experiences of, and processes of resilience among,  first-generation refugees, asylum-seekers, and immigrants/migrants living in the United States (those who traveled to the U.S. themselves), as well as the adult children of refugees, asylum-seekers, and immigrants/migrants (second-generation refugees, asylum-seekers, or immigrants/migrants) who have resettled in the U.S.  The  goal of this project is to gain greater insight into what strengths and resources are already present in these individuals and their communities, and how resources (including, in particular, psychological or psychosocial interventions) can be improved to better meet what needs may remain for these individuals. This survey takes about 30-45 minutes to complete, and is completely anonymous. Upon completion, participants have the option to enter for a chance to win 1 of 10 $30 Visa gift cards.

In order to be eligible for the survey, you must be:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Fluent or conversant in the English language
  • A first-generation refugee, asylum-seeker, or immigrant/migrant living in the U.S. OR The child of at least one parent who traveled to the U.S. as a refugee, asylum-seeker, or immigrant/migrant

Click here to participate.

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The Pregnant Moms' Empowerment Program is a research project that seeks to evaluate the effects of a brief, 5-session group therapy intervention on the health and development of pregnant, IPV exposed women and their infants. Participating women can earn up to $160 through participation in 4 interviews. Childcare and transportation supports are available for both the interviews and intervention groups. If you are interested in participating, please complete the following link and someone on our staff will get back to you. The survey should take 5-10 minutes to complete. You can also call us at 574-631-3159. In order to participate you must:

  • Live in the South Bend, Mishawaka, Elkhart or Benton Harbor area
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Be fluent or conversant in English

 Pregnant Moms' Empowerment Program - Screening Survey