In response to an NSF and NIH request that undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, and postdoctoral fellows who are engaged in NSF and NIH-funded research complete eight hours of face-to-face training with faculty on Research Conduct and Research Scholarship (RCRS), the Associate Dean for Research and Research Administration Services provide an RCRS training program to social work students that consists of two components. First, students and postdoc fellows participate in one of several RCRS workshops offered throughout the year. Each workshop is 4-hours long. Second, each student and postdoc fellow will spend 4 additional hours working on a case study tailored to the research activities they are engaged in. Social Work students and postdocs engaged in research activities not funded by NSF or NIH are also encouraged to register for the RCRS training program.
Workshop content will focus on core topics such as:
PEERRS certification is a prerequisite for the workshop, and workshop registration will only be confirmed when PEERRS certifications are current. Satisfactory completion of the workshop and follow-up activities will provide certification for 4 years.
After the official third week count of each term (Fall, Winter & Spring/Summer) Research Administration Services will: