The Centre for Emotional Health (CEH) is recruiting for a project to discover the best ways to reduce fear of public speaking in children and teenagers.
The CEH is looking for children aged 8-12 who are afraid, anxious or nervous about speaking in public, with their caregivers invited to accompany them.
The study will require three visits to the CEH. Participants receive a free two-hour treatment session and $50 upon completion of the research trial.
The study involves:
- Initial assessment: A CEH researcher will contact you by phone to ask you some questions about how your child has been feeling lately.
- Treatment session: Your child with be asked questions about their fears, followed by a free two-hour treatment session at the CEH.
- Post-session: Your child will participate in a one-hour session at the CEH one day after treatment, to assess how their fear of public speaking has changed.
- Follow-up session: One month after the treatment session, your researcher will contact you by phone to ask how your child has been feeling since the session. Your child will also attend a one-hour follow-up session at the CEH.
More information about the project may be found on the CEH website.
To participate, please contact our friendly team at firstname.lastname@example.org or on (02) 9850 8596.
Ethics approval number: 52022514737414
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