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2011-2012 Speaker Series

Mothers' Emotion, Social Cognition, and Psychophysiology

Michael F. Lorber, Ph.D.

Family Translational Research Group, New York University

"Mothers' Emotion, Social Cognition, and Psychophysiology: Multiple Processes Related to Discipline Practices"

September 15, 2011

Parenting Interventions for Complex Problems

Matthew Sanders, Ph.D.

Professor of Clinical Psychology & Director, Parenting and Family Support Centre
School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Australia

"Parenting Interventions for Complex Problems"

Co-Sponsored with the Prevention Research Center

Dr. Sanders also presented the Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science
"Making a Public Health Approach to Parenting Support Really Work"
October 27, 2011

October 26, 2011

Early Life Stress and Development

Megan Gunnar, Ph.D.

Professor of Child Development and Principal Investigator for The International Adoption Project
Co-Principal Investigator of The Early Experience, Stress Neurobiology, and Prevention Science Network
University of Minnesota

November 10, 2011

The Child Study Center's 2011 Lois Bloom Lecture

The Effects of Awareness of the Achievement Gap on Parenting in African Americans

Stephanie Rowley, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Chair, Psychology Department; Professor, School of Education
University of Michigan

"The Effects of Awareness of the Achievement Gap on Parenting in African Americans"

February 29, 2012

Adapting and Implementing Evidence-Based Practices to Improve Child Welfare Outcomes

Mark Chaffin, Ph.D.

Psychologist, Professor of Pediatrics, and Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

"Adapting and Implementing Evidence-Based Practices to Improve Child Welfare Outcomes"

April 5, 2012