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Research Surveys

These are the active surveys being conducted by faculty at the Tulane University of Social Work. Should you feel you meet the qualifications of the study, please click the survey's link and proceed through the questions. Your responses are appreciated and will be kept confidential.

 

Compassion Fatigue Among Front Line Workers Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

This study is seeking to understand the experience of front-line workers who are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. This may include doctors, nurses, other medical professionals, mental health professionals (social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and licensed mental health practitioners), and first responders among others. In order to participate, individuals must be a) a front line worker; b) 18 years of age or older; and c) comfortable answering a survey in English. They online survey should take between 20and 25 minutes to complete. We will be asking participants to take the survey six times over the next year so that we can track how things change over time. The goal of is understand the risk and protective factors that influence the experience of burnout and compassion fatigue among front line responders over time. Click here to take the survey.

Please direct all questions to Dr. Leia Y. Saltzman, Dr. Charles R. Figley, or Dr. Tonya Hansel.

 

Predictors of COVID-19 Resilience Study

This online research study investigates the factors that result in disaster preparedness and resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We invite individuals throughout the United States and over the age of 18 to participate in this anonymous survey. This survey asks questions on the participants' previous disaster experience, how they handle stress and change, their current living situation during the COVID-19 pandemic, and some background information. No penalty exists for withdrawal nor will participants receive any direct benefits. The survey will take approximately 10 minutes. No identifying information will be requested, and individual responses will be kept confidential. The information will assist with essential disaster research on preparedness planning for future events. Click here to take the survey.

Please direct questions to Dr. Reggie Ferreira.

 

COVID-19 Behavioral Health Survey

This online survey conducts a needs assessment to better understand behavioral health and the challenges people face during this pandemic. We invite individuals throughout the United States and over the age of 18 to participate in an anonymous survey regarding behavioral health. The survey asks questions concerning well-being and substance use, and participants can skip any questions that they do not want to answer. No penalty exists for withdrawal nor will participants receive any direct benefits. The survey will take approximately 10 minutes. No identifying information will be requested, and individual responses will be kept confidential. Results of the study will be used to improve services and well-being following COVID-19. Click here to take the survey.

Please direct questions to Dr. Tonya Hansel.

 

Understanding the Impact of Corona Virus (COVID-19) in the Community

This online survey available in English and Spanish asks participants to anonymously provide information on their experience to enhance health and social services related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The information requested includes: 1) Demographics – questions related to race/ethnicity for example; 2) Corona Virus (COVID-19) – questions related to social distancing for example; 3) Mental Health – questions related to sleeping patterns for example; 4) Medical – questions related to preexisting medical conditions; and 5) Substance Use – questions related to drinking and using other drugs. Participation will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete the survey. No identifying information will be requested, and individual responses will be kept confidential.

Click here to take the survey in English. 

Página web de la encuesta:  https://bit.ly/COVID-TULANE-ESP

Please direct questions to Dr. Moctezuma Garcia.