Exploring the
Well-being of Helping Professionals in
Human Service Settings

By participating in this study, you will help us understand well-being and organizational support among helping professionals. For a complete description of benefits and/or rewards, refer to the detailed consent.

Who is this survey for?

If you are working in a helping discipline such as social work, medicine, education, or counseling and are at least 18 years old, please consider taking this 20-minute survey.

What are we researching?

The purpose of this study is to better understand the relationship between factors of individual well-being such as self-care, burnout, and resilience and perceived organizational support among mental and behavioral health professionals. By doing this study, we hope to learn about the relationships between individual well-being factors and organizational support among helping professionals. Additionally, we hope to explore differences in these outcomes among different disciplines and job types. Your participation in this research will involve completing a survey and should last about 20 minutes.

Who is conducting the survey?

The Helping Professionals’ Well-being and Organizational Support study is being conducted by researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Social Work.

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How long will the survey take?

The survey will take around 20 minutes to complete.
For their time, each participant that completes the survey will be entered to win a $100 gift card!

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Questions about the Study?

If you have questions, suggestions, or concerns regarding this study or you want to withdraw from the study, please contact the Principal Investigator (PI) of the University of Kentucky, College of Social Work.

Shelby Clark, PhD, LCSW

Concerns About Your Rights?

For any concerns or questions about your rights as a volunteer in this research, contact staff in the University of Kentucky (UK) Office of Research Integrity (ORI) during business hours.  

8am and 5pm EST, Monday-Friday