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    WCW Research Scientist Will Implement PTSD Treatment in University Counseling Centers

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    Senior Research Scientist Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., co-authored a health advisory on social media use in adolescence released by the American Psychological Association.

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    Journeys in Youth Development Podcast, Episode 4

    APRIL 2023

    NIOST director Georgia Hall, Ph.D., talks to Terrance Cauley, Senior Director in the Department of Youth, Family & Clinical Services at Better Family Life, Inc. in St. Louis, Missouri. Terrance highlights the importance of offering historically marginalized Black youth opportunities for self-definition, and discusses how he does this through his work in out-of-school time programming.

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    WCW Collaborates on $5 Million Project to Promote Sustainability in Liberia

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    WCW will lead the design of a social inclusion strategy to empower women and young people in the Liberian forestry sector.

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    Having 'The Talk' with Teens

    February 2023

    Jennifer Grossman, Ph.D., shares findings from interviews with fathers about how they try to make conversations with their teens about sex and dating less awkward.

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Maureen WalkerOne of the more insidious myths of post-racialism is that conversations about race and racism have no legitimacy in the cultural narrative of 21st century.

Maureen Walker, Ph.D.: It's Not About Checking a Box: Confronting the Claims of Post-racialism
Lunchtime Seminar May 1, 2014 (58:14 min.)

Maureen WalkerOne of the more insidious myths of post-racialism is that conversations about race and racism have no legitimacy in the cultural narrative of 21st century. Such a claim obscures the complex relational dynamics of modern racialized culture and functions to functions to constrict out awareness, thus limiting our capacity to think, feel and act with clarity and purpose. In this seminar Maureen Walker, Ph.D. highlighted some of the competencies required to recast the terms of the conversation, allowing participants to leave the program more empowered to engage the complexities of racialized experience with greater clarity and compassion.

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