Faculty Profile: Schuck, Sabrina E.B.

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Faculty Information Lab Information (Packet Type, Course Title, & Department) Location
Schuck, Sabrina E.B.
Lab Contact:
Sabrina Schuck
(949) 824-1818
Department: Pediatrics
Child Development Lab & The Children's School

Research Description

This year-long 199 offering will provide undergraduate students with demonstrated academic excellence the opportunity to; learn about the development and implementation of evidence-based psychosocial supports for children with ADHD, Autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders; observe an in-vivo school-based behavioral health setting for children with these challenges; obtain basic training in data collection, and the processing/management of academic, psychosocial, and direct behavioral outcome data. This offering is open to students with at least sophomore standing and good academic standing (3.0 or better). Qualifying students who demonstrate excellence in their first year in the lab will be invited to submit a proposal for consideration for application to the University Research Opportunities Program (UROP) in their second year. Preferred prior coursework may include one or more of the following: Developmental Psychology, Positive Psychology, Psychopathology, Learning and/or Experimental Design. Applications for interviews are being accepted:

Schuck Child Development Lab https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScZ1lAUdFNAWOnh0uvl7PYOluN4vJMpG0ShW4mHFjrKjG9y7w/viewform?formkey=dFFTbl9MQmtlMWRsZGhUMmhNWU1JWkE6MA&fromEmail=true

HS# 2018-4664; The COOL CRAIG Study--Studying Digital Health Interventions for children and adolescents with ADHD and related Neurodevelopmental Disorders

HS# 2020-6069; The PACK-PM Study--Studying physiological measures of Animal Assisted Interventions for children with ADHD.

Requirements to Participate

1 year Commitment.
Minimum 2 units. Year 1 students: Demonstrate proficiency on assessments designed to expose you to a breadth of information about interventions for ADHD, Autism and related disorders
Year 2 students: Demonstrate competence in conducting an independent research project from inception to presentation.

Faculty Means of Evaluation

Year 1 students:
Attendance to lab meeting: 20 points
Weekly Observation Assignments: 10 points
Floor Observation: 70 points
Total possible: 100 points

Year 2 students:
• Identify an area of inquiry related to interventions for children with neurodevelopmental disorders (20 points)
• Conduct a thorough review of the literature in this area and identify a current gap in the literature in your selected area of inquiry (20 points)
• Generate an original research question and hypothesis (10 points)
• Design a research project with support from Dr. Schuck (20 points)
• Collect, enter, analyze and prepare data for presentation (30 points)
o Optional: Students seeking participation in UROP will present their work at the annual UROP conference
o Optional: Students seeking to submit proposal for Honors, will present their work as required

Total possible: 100 points