Henrika McCoy

    Email Address: hmccoy@uic.edu
    College: Social Work Department: Jane Addams Social Work
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: ETMSW 4034 Phone: 312-413-5027
    Webpage: https://socialwork.uic.edu/facultyandstaff/henrika-mccoy/
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Child and adolescent mental health, juvenile delinquency, African Americans; violent victimization

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Students must demonstrate an interest in research applicable to economically disadvantaged families, child and adolescent mental health, juvenile delinquency, violence and victimization, social work and/or psychology. Computer literacy is a must. In addition, coursework in advanced psychology courses are strongly recommended, but not required; data entry and statistical analysis experience is a plus. Students must be honest and have integrity; be able to work independently; have good attention to detail; and be reliable and responsible. Students may be required to submit a writing sample and provide reference information from a current or former professor.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    The majority, if not all time, will be spent helping to produce findings from an NIJ funded project, SURVIVE. Project information an be found here, http://www.srl.uic.edu/survive/index.htm

    General research tasks including assisting with data cleaning and entry; literature reviews; participating as a member of a research team; assisting in writing manuscripts for submission to different journal articles. If something is used in the final manuscript that was written by a student then the student will receive credit for his/her work by having their name listed as one of the contributing authors. In addition to assisting with manuscript submissions, students might assist in the writing of grant proposals. Furthermore, students can also expect to possibly work on powerpoints for presentation at national conferences and or co-present at such conferences, convert current documents to other forms such as white papers, website content, brochures, etc. Completion of IRB training required. Ten hours is required.

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