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Wellesley Centers for Women 

is a premier women- and gender-focused, social-change oriented research-and-action institute at Wellesley College.
Our mission is to advance gender equality, social justice, and human wellbeing through high quality research, theory, and action programs.

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Wellesley Centers for Women

Program Practices: An Investigation of Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Standards and Practices

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2010-2011
Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in Out-of-School Programs

This research study uses quantitative and qualitative data collection methods and multiple regression modeling to examine healthy eating and physical activity opportunities in a national sample of out-of-school time programs.

Wellesley Centers for Women

OST (Out-of-School Time) Physical Activity Standards: Implementation Trends

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Ongoing since 2013
Physical Activity in Out-of-School Time

Implementation and dissemination of physical activity program for out-of-school time

Wellesley Centers for Women

Evaluation of “BridgeUp: STEM”

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Ongoing since 2015

NIOST collaborates with BridgeUp: STEM to study the delivery of Computational Science (CS) and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning experiences in the context of the education, science, and research resources of the AMNH to a cohort of New York City high school girls.

Wellesley Centers for Women

Afterschool Matters

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Ongoing since 2007
A National Research, Writing and Action Initiative

The primary objective of this project is to manage the continuation of the well established Afterschool Matters Initiative, which includes several publications and a Research Grantee program, in addition to planning for the national expansion of a related action/research writing initiative.

Wellesley Centers for Women

21st Century Community Learning Centers

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Ongoing since 2015
Out-of-School Time

State Monitoring Activities with Tracking, Synthesis and Analysis, and Technical Assistance in Implementing a Successful State

Wellesley Centers for Women

Measuring the Impact of a Middle School Comprehensive Sex Education Curriculum

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Completed 2014
Assessing Middle School Sexual Education

This project was a multi-faceted engagement with Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts to conduct an evaluation of the Get Real middle school sexual education curriculum.

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Communication about sex in the nuclear family and beyond: Implications for health interventions

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Ongoing since 2013
Sex Communication

This investigation will longitudinally explore continuity and change in teen-family sexual communication over teens' transition to high school.

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Promoting Adolescent Health (PATH)

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Ongoing since 2011
Promoting Adolescent Health (PATH) online depression prevention program

Evaluation of a primary care/Internet-based depression prevention program for at-risk adolescents and their families.

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Natick Depression Prevention Initiatives

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Ongoing since 2015
An evaluation of depression in Natick Public School students 

Hey NHS/WMS/KMS is a three-part program to address adolescent depression throughout the Natick Public Schools. The program will make an effort to increase mental health literacy in the Natick school community, and to prepare the community for a broad-based screening and intervention approach to the problem of youth depression/suicidal behavior.

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National Institute on Out-of-School Time

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Ongoing since 1979
NIOST

NIOST supports the healthy development of children, families, and communities, and advances the OST field through our research, training, advocacy, and tools.

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