May 13th, 2024

Twogether Consulting would really appreciate if providers could share this with their direct staff.  Our good friend and colleague, Sergio Castillo from Life Choices Unlimited, needs your help with his doctoral project concerning Direct Care Professionals in our industry.  Please read below and the link for the survey is also included


“Dear Provider of Services to People with IDD, Direct Care Professional/Staff or IDD Service Provider:

My name is Sergio Castillo, and I am a current Our Lady of the Lake University doctoral student. I am conducting a Study of the Relationship Between of Leader’s Authentic Leadership Behaviors and Followers’ Self-Rated Organizational Citizenship Behavior Among Direct Care Professional (DCS) working with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). I am looking for participants who will complete an anonymous electronic survey that takes no longer than 10 minutes to complete.

Therefore, I am requesting for program providers to help me distribute it among your direct care staff/professionals or service providers.

Participation is voluntary, and there are no consequences for not participating or withdrawing from the study. There are (4) sections: Consent Information and selection for consent, Demographics Questionnaire, Authentic Leadership Inventory (ALQ),  and the Organizational Citizenship Behavior Checklist.  

To participate, direct care staff will need to click on the following link to complete the survey: 


If you have any questions, or need additional information, please contact me at 956-279-9653 or

You also may contact my OLLU Dissertation Chair, Dr. Yu Sun at ysun@ollusa.eduor you may also contact Dr. Mark Green, Ph.D. at Leadership Studies Department Chair. 

Thank you for your consideration and time to complete my survey. You are truly making an impact in helping me reach my educational goals.”


Sergio Castillo

Our Lady of the Lake University

Doctoral Candidate

Cohort 10 -RGV Campus

(956) 279-9653 cell