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Cache Valley Utah Drug Court Oral History Project


Sponsor: Special Collections & Archives, Utah State University Libraries

Principal Investigator: Randy Williams, USU Fife Folklore Archives Curator and Oral History Specialist

Ethnographers (interviewers): Andrew Dupree, Jennifer Duncan, Randy Williams

Dates: 15 November 2016 - 15 November 2017

Purpose of the project: To gather the voices (information/experiences/stories) of Cache Valley Utah Drug Court participants (and their family members) and professionals, preserve these voices at USU Special Collections & Archives as a means of enhancing our local, state, and national history, and to give voice to an underheard population.

Proposed Participants: Demographic Information

Information: Letter of Information and Interview Questions

Voluntary: Participation is entirely voluntary

Questions or to Participate: Email or call 435.797.3493


Procedures:

✔ Interview will be set up at your convenience and last one to two hours

✔ Interview will focus on your experiences with the Cache Valley Utah Drug Court

✔ You will be asked to sign the USU Release form; you may use an alias if preferred

✔ Your interview will be transcribed and you will be invited to review

✔ Interview audio and transcript added to USU Special Collections & Archives/Digital Collection

✔ You will be given a copy of your final interview transcript and audio


IRB: The Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the protection of human participants in research at Utah State University excluded this project from further review. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact them at (435) 797-0567 and reference project number 7816. The State of Utah Department of Human Services IRB has reviewed and excluded this project: DHS IRB number 0586.