The goals of this study are to develop and pilot a new measure of children’s exposure to animal maltreatment and to examine relations between adverse childhood experiences, human-animal interaction and child adjustment.
This project was designed to further knowledge and understanding of exposure to violence during adolescence and its impact on adjustment and externalizing problem behaviors.
This project aims to culturally enhance a motivational interviewing intervention and to explore how cultural factors influence Latinx adolescents' tobacco use.
This project aims to implement and evaluate the impact of a comprehensive community-level youth violence prevention strategy in three high-risk urban communities. Additionally, the project monitors youth violence rates and characteristics in the city of Richmond. Read more and access youth violence surveillance reports.
This four-year project funded by the National Institute of Justice will support the continued implementation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in two Richmond middle schools and will collect data to assess the program's proximal and distal outcomes.
The goal of this project is to inform prevention efforts by identifying risk and protective factors that influence the development and maintenance of aggressive behavior and those that promote prosocial behavior.
The purpose of this project is to minimize tobacco use and exposure in African American and Latinx college students with asthma.