Examining the Role of Protective Factors in At-Risk, Urban Youth

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This presentation examines the role of protective factors in guarding at-risk youth from the development of anxiety and depression that may manifest as a result of exposure to chronic violence. Future work on the role of protective factors can aid in the advancement of programs targeted to at-risk, urban youth. The presenter, Saritha Teralandur, is… Read more »

Depression in Children: An Examination of Vulnerabilities Associated with Age and Gender Differences

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This talk focuses on predictors of depression in children and adolescents. Dr. Julia Felton is an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland whose research focuses broadly on gender differences in developmental psychopathology, including risk factors related to depression and substance use during adolescents and the role of stress and maladaptive coping styles. Dr. Felton… Read more »

Cumulative Risk of Adverse Childhood Experiences Across Development

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Research findings from an analysis of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s Core Data Set examining patterns of adverse childhood experiences across three developmental periods and risk for adolescent psychopathology and functional impairment. Authors are Damion Grasso, Ph.D., Carly Dierkhising, M.A., Chris Branson, Ph.D., Julian Ford, Ph.D., and Robert Lee, M.A. Versions of this talk… Read more »