Connell-Christian

Christian Connell

Associate Professor, HDFS

217 HHD Building
814-867-6467
cmc128@psu.edu

Biography

Christian's research interests include:

Individual Development (Childhood and Adolescence): effects of maltreatment, trauma, and other adverse experiences on child and adolescent behavioral health outcomes; effects of services, supports,

and system involvement on behavioral health outcomes; social-ecological and contextual influences on child and adolescent wellbeing; development of risky behaviors in childhood and adolescence.

Prevention and Intervention Research: effects of community-based services and interventions on behavioral health outcomes for at-risk child and adolescent populations (e.g., child protection and child welfare populations; juvenile justice-involved youth); system-level research and evaluation to improve system-level outcomes and reduce system contact for at-risk populations.

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