Student working on a research project.


Dr. Volpe is currently investigating experiences of trauma, related post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse in low-income, urban adolescent. She is pilot testing an individual, psychotherapy, Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET)for adolescents. Currently setting is in Rochester, New York but looking to add sites in Buffalo. We are looking for research assistants to help recruit participants in research studies, analyze and write up data (posters, publications, presentations).

Research Project Information

Disciplines: psychology, social work/sociology, public health, nursing
Student Skill-Set Needed: Interpersonal skills, responsible, detail- oriented, willing to travel, interest in learning and scholarly growth.
Compensation: Academic Credit, Volunteer, future compensation possible
Available: Fall, Spring, Summer


For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:

Faculty Member: Ellen M Volpe
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Nursing
Office: 200 Wende Hall
Phone: 585-737-5745