You are invited….

You Are Invited… 
To Share your Child & Youth-Care Counsellor Experience in a study about Trauma-Informed Care in Group Home Care
Study’s Purpose: To understand how child and youth-care workers in Alberta are experiencing trauma-informed care in group homes.


To be part of the study you must:

  • Be currently employed as a child and youth-care worker in a group home in Alberta
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience as a child and youth-care counsellor, averaging 20 hours per week (includes casual workers)

Participation Includes:

  • Engaging in a 60-90-minute interview on the phone or through the web-based video service Zoom, depending on your preference

What will you receive for participating? As thanks for your time, you will receive a $25 Amazon gift card through email.

This study is NOT linked to any particular agency or organization, and participation in this study is COMPLETELY VOLUNTARY. Your participation in the study is confidential, and you will remain completely anonymous in the study’s findings.


If you are interested or you would like more information, please send your contact information to  or call 306-550-5511


Student Researcher: Quinn Schwickrath: Master of Social Work Student, University of Calgary                                     

Principal Supervisor: Dr. Angelique Jenney:

The University of Calgary Conjoint Faculties Research Ethics Board has approved this research study – REB19-0571