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Please provide answers to these 12 questions for IRB submission. Each question should be at least 200 words – I will provide my dissertation for assistance Please provide a brief overall description of the research project. Include information about the background and rationale for the study, its purpose, and objectives Briefly describe the anticipated study goal(s). Study Population Details * Please: a) Identify the organization(s) that you are recruiting from. b) Include a detailed inclusion and exclusion criteria. c) Include the total population at each recruitment site. d) Include the total sample size at each site based on the inclusions and exclusion criteria. e) Include the total number of participants needed to complete your study. Recruitment Process * How will prospective participants be selected, enlisted, or recruited? Explain any criteria being applied for participant inclusion and exclusion from the study. Include copies of recruitment materials (i.e. flyers, email, scripts, etc…) as supplemental documents in your IRB submission. Please also explain: How are you gathering the contact information of your potential participants? Who are you recruiting? How are you recruiting them? Are you conducting a meeting, sending an email, posting flyers? Informed Consent Process Information Method of Distribution * How will potential participants receive informed consent? Describe the consent process. Research Methods * Please include a step by step plan that outlines your data collection protocol. For example: How are you scheduling interviews? How are the interviews being conducted? Where will these interviews be held? How are the participants accessing the survey? How are the surveys being delivered and collected Maintenance and Destruction of Materials * Signed consent forms and data, with the exception of transcribed or analyzed recordings, must be stored securely for at least three years after completion of the study. Informed consent documents typically include personal identifiers and a plan should be in place to keep the informed consent documents stored securely and separate from raw data. Please explain how the researcher will maintain and destroy materials. For more information on how to properly manage your data, please read: a) GUIDANCE-Privacy, Confidentiality and Anonymity and b) GUIDANCE-Data Management Security Procedures * Describe the procedures to ensure that information collected for the study will be kept secure, including subjects’ personally identifiable information (PII). Audio/Video/Photographic Records Plan * If you plan to take photographs or audio or video recordings of participants, describe whether you will maintain, destroy, or return recordings to participants. Be sure to also describe the manner in which recordings will be maintained or destroyed. If you do not plan to take photographs or audio or video recordings of participants, answer “N/A”. Potential Benefits to Participants * Describe any potential direct benefits to the participants. NOTE: Compensation for participants is NOT considered a benefit. Potential Benefits to Society * Describe any potential benefits to society, the field of study, or discipline. Potential Risks to Participants * Describe any potential risks that the participants could encounter through their participation in this study. Risk Minimization * Describe efforts to minimize risks to participants.