May 5, 2016
For both teens and parents, talking about sex can be uncomfortable, but often teens and parents disagree about whether or not they have talked about sex at all.
April 16, 2015
Talking with family about sex can protect teens from risky sexual behavior. Parents play a critical role in family sexuality communication, but todayâs adolescents often rely on nontraditional communities for support, including extended family and âfictive kin,â who can serve as core parts of the family unit, particularly among African American and Latino families.
Lunchtime Seminar October 25, 2012 (37:09 min.)
This presentation looked at the qualitative interviews from 32 parents/guardians whose 7th grade children were part of the âGet Realâ evaluation program, a three-year comprehensive sex education program for grades 6, 7, and 8.
Lunchtime Seminar November 10, 2011 (58:51 min.)
Jennifer M. Grossman, Ph.D., Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., Ineke Ceder, B.A., Sumru Erkut, Ph.D, provide an overview of their mixed-method, longitudinal evaluation which uses a randomized control design to assess the impact of a middle school sex education curriculum.
Lunchtime Seminar April 7, 2011 (55:00 min.)
In this talk, Jennifer Grossman, Ph.D., research scientist at the Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW), and Michelle Porche, Ed.D., senior research scientist at WCW, will present mixed-method data on girlsâ aspirations for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) work, what draws girls to STEM careers, and their perceptions of career and family roles.
35th Anniversary Symposium: Reflections, Conversations, New DirectionsAllison Tracy, Ph.D., Alice Frye, Ph.D., Jennifer Grossman, Ph.D., Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D.
Moderator: Robin Cook-Nobles, Ph.D.
November 13, 2010
In this talk, Jennifer Grossman, Ph.D., and Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., postdoctoral research fellows at the Wellesley Centers for Women, discussed the importance of race for White adolescents and how it differs across school and class contexts.