Fishbein to present at translational research conference
Diana Fishbein, director of the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center and C. Eugene Bennett Chair in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State, will be one of the primary speakers at the second annual symposium for the University of Minnesota’s Institute for Translational Research in Children’s Mental Health.
The conference, “Moving Toward Precision Healthcare in Children’s Mental Health: New Perspectives, Methodologies and Technologies in Therapeutics and Prevention,” will take place Oct. 5-7.
Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science to highlight rural drug prevention programs
Gene Brody, founder and director of the Center for Family Research, will present the 2016 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, in 110 Henderson Building. The lecture, “The Center for Family Research Prevention Programs: Origins, Expansions, and What They Teach Us about Development,” will focus on the work of the center, including the research-based creation of three developmentally appropriate drug-use prevention programs for African American children.
Research brief addresses teacher stress and health
The Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center at Penn State and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have released a social and emotional learning brief addressing the causes and consequences of teacher stress in the classroom. Teacher Stress and Health: Effects on Teachers, Students and Schools is the first in a 10-part series of short reports condensing current research on a topic and providing recommendations for policymakers and others.