• By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Wednesday 17th August, 2011

Blueprints for violence prevention

The goal of the conference is to disseminate science-based information on youth violence, delinquency, and drug prevention programs that are effective. This conference will motivate the prevention field to adopt evidence-based programs and provide support, guidance, and tools by program experts to help practitioners implement these programs successfully in their own communities. Attendees will hea…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Wednesday 17th August, 2011

2012 Society for Research in Child Development Meeting

The conference will foster discussion of how recent advances in methodology can improve our study of developmental change processes and how the unique research questions of child development motivate advancements in quantitative methodology.The theme is "Developmental Methodology" and will be held in Tampa, Florida.…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Wednesday 17th August, 2011

18th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies

This conference hosts venue for the dissemination of premiere developmental science, focusing on human and non-human infancy research, and the exchange of ideas among researchers from all corners of the world.The conference will be an exciting mix of plenary and invited speakers, dedicated symposia, submitted symposia, constructed symposia (single papers that are grouped by research interest), and…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Friday 17th June, 2011

Social Research Unit Annual Lecture

Breakthroughs in brain science may shape policy and services in years to come widely regarded as one of the world's leading authorities in neuroscience and its application to policy and practice, Dr Shonkoff is the Julius B. Richmond FAMRI Professor of Child Health and Development at the Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Graduate School of Education and Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Wednesday 02nd March, 2011

Preventing Mental Health Problems through Very Early Intervention

The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) hosts the Emanuel Miller Memorial Lecture at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.The Emanuel Miller Memorial Lecturer includes professor Michael Meaney who will speak about the importance of very early maternal care.…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Thursday 17th February, 2011

Evidence-Based Prevention of Bullying and Youth Violence

The conference will bring together researchers, policy makers and practitioners to provide new insights into innovative approaches to evidence-based bullying and violence prevention across Europe. It aims at contributing to the further progress in our knowledge of how the socially competant development of children and adolescents can be promoted, and how problematic developments can be prevented.…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Friday 21st January, 2011

What's Working for Children; evidence-based practice, the what, why and how

The What’s Working for Children conference will feature internationally regarded experts in evidence based practice. The conference will outline the work being done throughout Ireland, and showcase the progress which has been made in implementing evidence based practice and early intervention and prevention initiatives for children, young people, and families.The two-day conference will provide…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Friday 01st October, 2010

Penn State's 18th Annual Symposium on Family Issues

Discussions will focus on the family contexts of early adulthood, emphasizing the importance of both the family of origin and new and highly variable types of family formation experiences that occur in early adulthood. Visit http://www.pop.psu.edu/events/symposium/.htm to see the program and to register. Co-organized in 2010 with the National Center for Family and Marriage Research. http://ncfmr.b…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Monday 24th May, 2010

9th European Evaluation Society, International Conference

The conference will take place in Prague, and will feature keynote speakers from across Europe on contemporary evaluation themes, new evaluation research findings, experience through examination of case studies, and interactive panel sessions on overarching evaluation policy issues.…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Thursday 14th January, 2010

2nd Annual Greenville Family Symposium

Toward inclusive communities for children and families: debate about efforts to reverse the trend toward weaker and smaller social networks, less engagement in civic life and diminished trust.…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Thursday 19th November, 2009

12th Helping Families Change Conference

The University of Queensland and The Parenting and Family Support Centre host two days of discussion on themes including the translation of research to practice, parenting interventions across the lifespan, and Triple P and child and adolescent mental health services.Keynote speakers include:Professor Catherine Lee University of Ottawa, CanadaDr Rachel Calam University of Manchester, UKProfessor M…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Friday 30th October, 2009

Blending Addiction Science and Practice

The Blending Addiction Science and Practice: Evidence-Based Treatment and Prevention in Diverse Populations and Settings conference presents innovative, science-based approaches that have been proven to be effective in the prevention and treatment of drug abuse and addiction. The conference is designed to narrow the "translational gap" by disseminating science-based findings and placing them direc…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Friday 30th October, 2009

Blueprints for Violence Prevention conference

This conference will motivate the violence prevention field to adopt evidence-based programs and provide support, guidance, and tools to help practitioners implement these programs successfully in their own communities. Attendees will hear from seasoned practitioners in the field and be given the opportunity to network with others in the industry. Professionals working in the area of violence prev…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Friday 18th September, 2009

Blueprints 2010

The conference aims to encourage those working in violence prevention to adopt evidence-based programs and provide support, guidance, and tools to help practitioners implement these programs successfully in their own communities. Attendees will hear from seasoned practitioners in the field and be given the opportunity to network with others in the industry.…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Friday 18th September, 2009

Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting 2011

Every two years the SRCD bring together leaders in the field of child development research. Presentations will range from pure theory to the application of research to policy decisions and practice.…

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