We would like to invite you to participate in a study dedicated to women's experiences placing a child for adoption. This study is being conducted by Dr. Angel M. Foster and her study team at the University of Ottawa and is funded by Dr. Foster's research budget.
You are eligible to participate if you:
- Placed a child for adoption on/after January 1, 2000
- Lived in British Columbia at the time of the placement
- Are currently age 18 or older
- Are sufficiently fluent in English to complete an interview
- Have access to a telephone or Skype
The interview will be conducted over the telephone or Skype with Dr. Foster and/or another member of the study team. The interview will last approximately 90 minutes and with your permission we will audio record the interview. Participation is confidential -- we will not use your name or any other personally identifiable information in any presentations or publications that result from this study. Participation is also entirely voluntary -- there will be no penalty if you choose not to participate. As a token of our gratitude for assisting us with this study we would like to offer you a CAD 40 gift certificate to www.amazon.ca. Participants will be selected on a first come/first served basis.
If you would like more information or if you are interested in participating in our study, please contact our Study Coordinator by email or by phone at
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