Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Small Factory Recruiting Children for Social Skills Research Study



Small Factory Productions is recruiting children ages 5 to 12, who may need a little assistance socializing with friends, for a social skills research study conducted by researchers at Princeton University. Students will be placed into a social group that best fits their age and skill level. The lessons being covered include:


* Eye Contact
* Introductions
* Generating Topics
* Topic Elaboration
* Topic Closure
* Personal Space
* Facial Expressions
* Body Language

There are 4 different weekly sessions available: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays - 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. The cost is $250 for 10 classes ($25 per class; insurance may cover this cost).

The study will be conducted at locations in Fair Haven, Hazlet and Manalapan.

Students will need to schedule a free evaluation prior to the commencement of the group (first assessment will be May 21).

Students interested can submit their information at this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hQ40c99vnmh1G3FH49WRrbvbi2mOTpLJn0oUYNEGHEw/viewform?c=0&w=1

Small Factory will contact the students who have been selected.

More information about Small Factory Productions here: http://mysmallfactory.com.

3 comments:

Margie R. said...

If the researchers are benefiting from observing the kids, shouldn't it be free, or shouldn't the group be paying the kids to participate?

Michael Morris said...

I didn't think about it when posting but you make a good point.

I was looking at this more as a medical service or more as a Children's Specialty Hospital type of thing.

Michael Morris said...

I didn't think about it when posting but you make a good point.

I was looking at this more as a medical service or more as a Children's Specialty Hospital type of thing.