Graduate social work student seeks adult adoptees for research project Patricia Sirek January 11, 2010 Jessica Brandt, a student in the Master of Social Work program at the University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University, seeks participants for her clinical research study on grief and loss in adoption.If you are over 18 and were adopted at age 8 or younger, you are eligible to participate in the study. Social work students (B.S.W. or M.S.W.) are not eligible.Those who participate will have a 60-minute interview with the researcher, and interviews will take place this month and next. A $10 coffee gift card will be given for participation.If you would like to participate or want more information about the study, E-mail Brandt, or call (952) 548-8716.