Child & Adolescent Development: Race & Identity


    Active Projects in this Area




  • Risk and Resilience of Media and Social Networking use in Vulnerable Adolescent Populations

    Ongoing since 2013
    Media and Identity Study

    Charmaraman will interview a subset of 30 participants from the larger online survey study of over 1,300 young people aged 12 – 25 from the U.S. and abroad.


  • Archived Projects in this Area




  • Adolescent Mixed-Ancestry Identity: A Measurement Pilot

    2006 - 2009
    Self-Identity of Youth of Mixed Ancestry

    Racial/ethnic self-identification can vary over time and place, in other words, some adolescents of mixed ancestry report different single-race or mixed-race identifications at different times and in different situations. This report seeks to explore whether adolescents of mixed-ancestry have particular strengths or weaknesses compared within their single-race-reporting peers.




  • Community Dialogue and Needs Assessment for Addressing Traumatic Stress among African Resettled Refugee Youth in New Hampshire

    2007 - 2011
    Assessing Refugee Youth Mental Health in NH

    The project involves a needs assessment of child and adolescent refugee mental health services in New Hampshire and utilizes community dialogue strategies for integrating youth, family, provider, school and community knowledge and expertise towards addressing refugee mental health needs especially as it relates to trauma and in the context of resettlement.




  • Normative Development of Puerto Rican Adolescents

     
    Development of Young Puerto Ricans

    This longitudinal study on Puerto Rican adolescents revealed new data that differed from previous examinations of Puerto Rican 'at risk' youth. In this study, these youths were found to be well-adjusted and close to their families, not prone (as previously assumed) to risky behavior.




  • Puerto Rican Young Fathers' Involvement with Their Children

    1999-2003
    Puerto Rican Fathers and Their Children

    This study utilized the data from interviews to determine what factors permeated the experiences of young Puerto Rican fathers.




  • Social Context Of Puerto Rican Children's Health And Growth

    Completed in 1997
    Puerto Rican Children's Health and Development

    This study sought to determine levels of healthy development of Puerto Rican children living in the U.S. mainland, and took into account family variables, perceived discrimination, and geographic location.




  • WILL: A Unique Model for Higher Education in the 21st-Century

    1995-1996
    Female College Students, Roles and Relationships

    This project studied the impact of an undergraduate program that enables female college students to earn a minor in women's studies through comprehensive examination of gender roles and relationships and through mentorships.


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