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Adolescent Decision-Making Study

Principal Investigator: Leslie Leve, Ph.D. ;

A study to learn what contributes to healthy decision making in adolescent girls.

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Adolescent Latino Acculturation Study

Principal Investigator: Charles Martinez Jr., Ph.D.

How do Latino families who have immigrated to the U.S. adapt to life in this country?

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After Deployment Adaptive Parenting Tool (ADAPT2)

Principal Investigator: David S. DeGarmo, Ph.D. ; Abigail Gewirtz, Ph.D. ; Brion Marquez, Ph.D.

An Internet-based delivery format to address the unique needs of families of re-integrating service members after deployment to combat zones.

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Cascading Dissemination of a Foster Parent Intervention

Principal Investigator: Patricia Chamberlain, Ph.D. ; Joseph Price

A study of whether parent management training could improve parenting practices, decrease out-of-home placements, and improve child functioning.

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Center for Drug Abuse Prevention in the Child Welfare System

Principal Investigator: John B. Reid

Scientists and national experts integrate knowledge to help fill the gaps in drug abuse prevention research, practice, and policy.

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CM+

Principal Investigator: Michael R. McCart, Ph.D.

Experimental Mediation Research Aimed at Enhancing Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment

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Community Database Research Project

Principal Investigator: Lew Bank, Ph.D.

A collaborative effort between OSLC and Tillamook County to develop and maintain a community database for evaluation purposes.

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Friends of the Children Mentoring Program (Continuation Study)

Principal Investigator: Jennifer Cearley, Ph.D.

Mentoring is commonly viewed as an important prevention strategy for youth at risk for involvement in the juvenile justice system. Unfortunately, providing mentoring to the highest-risk youth can be extremely challenging. This multisite randomized controlled trial examines the impact of a 12-year long professional youth mentoring program, Friends of the Children (FOTC), on boys and […]

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Kids in Transition to School (KITS) – Promise Neighborhoods

Principal Investigator: Katherine C. Pears, Ph.D.

The Kids in Transition to School (KITS) in the Promise Neighborhoods project was a randomized efficacy trial of the KITS Program, an intervention to improve early literacy, prosocial and emotion and behavior regulation, with children from socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods.

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Scale It Up

Principal Investigator: Sylvie Naar, Ph.D. ; Jeffrey Parsons, Ph.D.

Despite substantial declines in HIV transmission and increases in lifespan among those living with HIV over the past decade, the full potential of existing interventions have not been realized among youth, in large part because efficacious interventions for this age group have not been brought to scale. Scale It Up has assembled research teams who are […]

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Translational Drug Abuse Prevention (TDAP)

Principal Investigator: Patricia Chamberlain, Ph.D.

The TDAP will focus on broadening our understanding of underlying mechanisms that contribute to healthy development and testing practical interventions and implementation strategies to improve outcomes for children and families involved in U.S. child welfare systems.

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