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The CSC's Rick Gilmore receives funding to develop Databrary
In the largest open-source video-data sharing project of its kind, behavioral researchers, digital library scientists and computer scientists are undertaking the creation of Databrary, a web-based video-data library sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.
Karen Bierman receives Welch Alumni Relations Award
We are happy to share the news that Karen Bierman is a recipient of this year’s 2013 Welch Alumni Relations Award,
Amanda Goble receives Rising Star Award
We are happy to share the news that Amanda Goble is the recipient of a 2013 Rising Star Award.
Invited Scholar Presentation by Dr. Anna R. Brandon
"Ethical Challenges to Establishing Evidence-Based Treatment for Perinatal Depression: A Case Study"
Technology-Assisted Parenting Interventions Conference
Dr. Self-Brown will discuss the role of technology in enhancing the reach of evidence-based practices relevant to child maltreatment prevention and intervention.
Karen Bierman receives Prevention Science Award
We are happy to share the news that Karen Bierman received the 2013 Prevention Science Award from the Society for Prevention Research.
2013 Strumpf Scholar Award Recipients Announced
We are pleased to announce the 2013 Strumpf Scholars: Elizabeth Miller, a Child Clinical Psychology graduate student, and Santiago Morales, a Developmental Psychology graduate student.
Distinguished Lecture Series, Dr. Cathy Spatz Widom
Co-Sponsored by the Network on Child Protection and WellBeing, SSRI, the Child Study Center, the Prevention Research Center, and the Crime, Law & Justice Program of the Department of Sociology and Crime, Law & Justice
Invited Scholar Presentation by Dr. Daniel McCaffrey
Daniel McCaffrey is a Principal Research Scientist at Educational Testing Service. Previously he was a Senior Statistician and PNC Chair in Policy Analysis at the RAND Corporation.
Invited Scholar Presentation by Dr. John Sabatini
Recent developments such as the Common Core State Standards and the Race to the Top Initiative have underscored the need to develop new assessments of reading comprehension.
Penn State's Child Sexual Abuse Conference October 29-30, 2012
We are working to build a sustainable network of researchers and practitioners who will (1) produce new knowledge, (2) foster the design and evaluation of innovative approaches to the prevention, detection, and treatment of child maltreatment, (3) create interdisciplinary education opportunities and experiences for Penn State students, and (4) put the products of these efforts to work in communities throughout Pennsylvania and beyond. Further, the Network works to serve as the University’s coordinating entity for the dissemination of relevant communications, public awareness , student engagement, and service pertaining to child protection and well-being information and initiatives.
Alumni Couple gives $2 Million to endow Director of CSC
Penn State alumni Arnold and Bette Hoffman have made a leadership commitment of $2 million to endow the directorship of the Child Study Center in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts. The couple announced the gift at an Oct. 12 University event honoring endowed faculty.
Internationally Renowned Photographer Richard Ross to Visit Penn State
Richard Ross, an American photographer best known for his body of work on the Architecture of Authority, for which he won a Guggenheim Fellowship, will be visiting Penn State September 17–18 to talk about his forthcoming book on juvenile detention and treatment in the United States.
CSC Initiative Directors receive funding for Parenting At Risk Meeting
Two CSC Initiative Directors, Doug Teti, Initiative Director for the CSC's Parenting At Risk Research Initiative, and Pamela Cole, Initiative Director for the CSC's Early Pathways to Competence Research Initiative, together with parenting scholars Sherryl Goodman, Emory University; Natasha Cabrera, the University of Maryland; and Vonnie C. McLoyd, the University of Michigan, proposed a 2014 conference on New Perspectives in the Study of Parenting-at-Risk, which was accepted and funded by the Society of Research in Child Development.
The CSC Welcomes Martha Wadsworth to Penn State
We are pleased to welcome Martha Wadsworth as a new faculty affiliate here at the Child Study Center!
Gene Environment Research Initiative presents two workshops
The Gene Environment Research Initiative (GERI) presents two workshops.
CSC Co-Sponsors the Third Annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being
Penn State’s third annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being is scheduled for May 5-6, 2014, at the Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus.
Penn State's 20th Annual Symposium on Family Issues
20th Annual Symposium on Family Issues - Emerging Methods in Family Research
Dr. Seth Pollack presented the Child Study Center 2012 Lois Bloom Lecture
TIES Summer Institute
"Evaluating Interventions: Causal Inference in the Context of Randomized and Non-randomized Designs"