Online Group Psychological Health Promotion Program
for Women with Spinal Cord Injury
The Spinal Cord Injury and Disability Research Center (SCIDR) at TIRR Memorial Hermann is recruiting for a study to test a psychological health promotion program for women with spinal cord injury (SCI).
The 10-week group program, Zest: A Psychological Health Promotion Program for Women with SCI, or simply Zest, is delivered in the online virtual world of Second Life. Eligible participants will be randomized (like flipping a coin) to either the Zest program or a control group. All participants will complete online assessments at three time points. Participants will receive a small payment for their time.
You may be eligible if you:
Are a woman at least 18 years of age;
Have had a traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) and are a least one year post injury;
Have access to a computer with high speed internet connection;
Are able to use a computer and communicate in online group conversations in English
For more information, by email: Zest@memorialhermann.org or contact us by phone: 713.797.7570.