Michael Frain, PhD, CRC

Associate Professor

Department of Counselor Education
Office Number: 561-297-3626
Office Location: Boca, 47 - ED 273


If you are you a veteran who has been injured (Physical injury, PTSD, TBI etc) in Iraq or Afghanistan we would like to give you $20 to take a survey in order to help all veterans return to work

Directions and Informed Consent

Title: An investigation of the return to work of military personnel after injury.

Investigators: Dr. Michael Frain and Dr. Malachy Bishop

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine how employment and employment services change for individuals who acquire a disability during military duty.

Procedure: You will be asked a series of questions concerning work, as well as your experiences with deployment. Once you are finished with the questions, your information will be put into a computer database with no information that will make you identifiable. The survey should take approximately 20-30 minutes to complete.

Risks: There does not appear to be any significant risks to you in answering these questions.

Benefits: The benefits of this study may include information concerning how to best serve your return to work needs. You will also receive a $20 gift card of your choice after completing this survey, or we will donate the $20 to the Wounded Warriors Project.

Data Collection and Storage: All of the results will be kept confidential and secure. Only the investigators conducting the study will see the data, unless required by law.

For questions about the study, please contact Dr. Michael Frain at mfrain@fau.edu. (561) 297-3626

For related problems or questions regarding your rights as a research participant, the Division of Research of Florida Atlantic University can be contacted at (561) 297-0777.

Consent Statement:

"I have read, or had read to me, the preceding information describing this study. All my questions have been answered to my satisfaction. I am 18 years of age or older and freely consent to participate. I understand that I am free to withdraw from the study at any time without penalty. I have received a copy of this consent form."

For related problems or questions regarding your rights as a subject, the Office of Sponsored Research at Florida Atlantic University can be contacted at (561) 297-2310.

Michael Frain: mfrain@fau.edu
Department of Counselor Education
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, 42, 271
Boca Raton, FL 33431