This contract is intended to support execution of the proposed research study located at a Creative Forces Network site, the Naval Medical Center at Camp Lejeune. The research team proposes to conduct a research study to assess the effectiveness of art therapy as a complement to other behavioral health interventions for psychological health issues in service members with traumatic brain injury. They intend to recruit 94 active duty Service members with a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) or blast injury related psychological health conditions from the Naval Medical Center at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
The work outlined in this contract will be executed in collaboration with Dr. Evan Altman, Psychiatrist; Dr. Girija Kaimal, Associate Professor, Creative Arts Therapies, Drexel University; Dr. Rebekka Dieterich-Hartwell, postdoctoral research fellow, Creative Arts Therapies, Drexel University; and Ms. Danielle Braxton, Creative Forces Program Director, under the guidance of the Creative Forces Senior Military Medical Advisor, Dr. Sara Kass, and the Clinical Research Advisor, Dr. Donna Betts. The contractor, working in close coordination with Dr. Kaimal, and Ms. Braxton, will report directly to Dr. Altman.
Start Date: o/a March 1st, 2020
Contract End Date: December 31st 2020
- Cover letter addressing qualifications and ability to execute duties, activities and deliverables as outlined in Scope of Work.
- Curriculum vitae.
- Writing sample.
- List of three references of individuals who may be contacted for references.
SUBMIT PROPOSALS TO:
By email: [email protected]
By Mail: Attn: CREATIVE FORCES PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR
Americans for the Arts, 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20005
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:
By email: Received no later than 5:00 pm EDT, February 16th 2020,
By mail: Postmarked on or before February 16th, 2020.