Adolescent Real World Simulation event – earn $100!

April 22, 2013

Learn how to coordinate an Adolescent Real World Simulation event and earn $100! Participate in a Phase II National Institutes of Health (NIH) research project that is evaluating the effectiveness of the Adolescent Real World Simulation Program eLearning Curriculum

What is the Adolescent Real World Simulation (ARWS) Program?
An online, interactive curriculum to help teach professionals everything they need to know about coordinating a successful community-wide Real World Youth event. The Real World Youth Event is a hands-on simulation to help youths connect education with earning potential, and budgeting real world expenses while making fiscal and lifestyle decisions. The curriculum includes knowledge based understanding of working with adolescents, how the ARWS assists with transition planning, step by step instructions connected to a ready to use Real World Tool Kit. The research is intended for those professionals who have not already participated in training to coordinate a Real World Event.


  1. Link to Register to be a potential research participant and agree to the consent before May 3, 2013.
  2. Please allow emails from the following addresses and to avoid important emails going into your spam folders.
  3. The research team will randomly select and assign participants a research assignment.
  4. Selected participants will be notified by email on May 24th with their research assignments.
  5. If selected, you must confirm you are still able to participate by May 31st.
  6. Selected participants will use the curriculum on their home or workplace computers over a four-week period, and complete pre/post-qualitative and quantitative surveys. Estimated time to complete the curriculum is two hours. (All assignments must be completed by July 31, 2013.)
  7. Each participant will be provided a $100 honorarium for completing the assignment.
  8. Those registered who are not selected will receive an email by June 7th.

Questions? Please email if you have any questions about this research or are having technical difficulties while trying to register.

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