Highlighted PROJECTS UMass LABS and RESEARCHERS
In 2019 we are continuing and launching a series of new studies to explore factors that contribute to resilient development, from early childhood through adulthood, in families, schools and neighborhoods.
We have launched two new data analysis projects examining healty and maladaptive adolescent development:
Adolescent health risks
(with Virginia Tech, funded by NIDA)
Chinese urban youth development
(with Shandong Normal University, Jinan, PRC, funded by a Shandong provincial government grant)
Director: Kirby Deater-Deckard, Ph.D.
Director: Sara Whitcomb, Ph.D.
Director: Maureen Perry-Jenkins, Ph.D.
Director: Jennifer McDermott, Ph.D.
Director: Joonkoo Park, Ph.D.
Director: Youngbin Kwak, Ph.D.
Director: Ashley Woodman, Ph.D.
Director: Erik Cheries, Ph.D.
Director: Tara Mandalaywala, Ph.D.
Director: David Arnold, Ph.D.
MOMS AND BABIES PROJECTS
Visit our online list of local information and service resources for pregnant women and women with infants and young children.
We are now part of Project ACCCess, with Baystate and Partners for a Healthier Community.
Contact us for details!
SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
We are collaborating with SPS to implement and test new approaches for "hands on" learning experiences and research projects, about human development. Contact us for details!