Positive Place Initiative - Community Information Survey
You are invited to participate in a research study designed to gather information about what attaches individuals to the Richmond/Wayne County community. Clicking below on your consent to participate, will allow us to share ideas and results gathered from the survey throughout the community. Thanks in advance for your participation.
The purpose of the study is to better understand the attachment themes so that these themes can be used to preserve and strengthen the economic and social vitality of the Richmond/Wayne County community. This study will include approximately 500 individuals like you who have an interest in preserving and strengthening the economic and social vitality of the Richmond/Wayne County community. Each participant will complete a brief, anonymous on-line survey using Survey Gold. The survey should take you no more than 10 minutes to complete. Results will be analyzed and key patterns and themes identified. The risks associated with participation in this study are no more than the risk encountered in daily life. For example, there is no risk of loss of confidentiality as the survey will be conducted using Survey Gold and will be anonymous. There are no physical risks in this study. The risk of completing the instrument includes possible psychological discomfort. While this risk is minimal, you will have the option to stop completing the survey and/or the assessment at any time, and you may withdraw from the study at any time without penalty. The benefit to participation is that your experiences may make a contribution to further strengthening the long-term economic and social vitality of the community. Your responses will be strictly confidential because you will complete the instrument anonymously using Survey Gold. There is no cost to you for participating in this study. You will not receive payment for taking part in this study. If you have questions about the content of this survey please contact Dr. Fredricka F. Joyner 765-973-8412. If you have questions regarding your rights as a research participant, please contact the Institutional Review Board co-chairs, Dr. Karen Clark 765-973-8242 or Dr. Jerry Wilde 765-973-8554. Taking part in this study is voluntary. You may choose not to take part or may leave the study at any time. Leaving the study will not result in any penalty or loss of benefits to which you are entitled. In consideration of all of the above, by clicking here I give my consent to participate in this research study. I acknowledge receipt of this informed consent information.
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For me, this community is positively
Briefly tell us why you feel that way.
Please tell us more about yourself.
Out of County
Another area of Wayne Count:
Years living and/or working in area:
Lived here before and returned?
If yes, what brought you back?:
Do you plan to stay in the community?
If no, why?
Thank you for taking time to participate in this important information gathering effort. Your impressions will help inform our work.