For children with ADHD, a brief, school-based program can help dramatically with homework problems, study finds
December 5, 2017
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder who took part in a brief, school-based program displayed significant improvements in their homework, organization and planning skills.
National Institute of Justice publishes profile of Clark-Hill teen dating violence research
August 28, 2017
The National Institute of Justice has published a profile of a teen dating violence grant Elizabeth Goncy, Ph.D., former postdoc at the Clark-Hill Institute for Positive Youth Development, received while she was at VCU.
Student team wins grant for Building Legacies Around Cultural Knowledge (B.L.A.C.K.) project
August 15, 2017
Through weekly presentations and dialogue with individuals at a community center in the southside of the city, B.L.A.C.K. hopes to provide a vehicle to healing and positive development.
Boushall Middle School after-school youth leadership group holds fundraiser
June 13, 2017
The Boushall Middle School after-school youth leadership group held a fundraiser that resulted in a $530.70 donation to the Children's Hospital Foundation.
Corona recognized for excellence in community-engaged research
May 22, 2017
The VCU Department of Psychology recognized Rosalie Corona, Ph.D., at its annual student and faculty awards ceremony with an inaugural award for community-engaged research.
New $6 million grant aims to advance youth violence prevention strategies in Richmond
October 6, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently awarded the VCU Clark-Hill Institute for Positive Youth Development a nearly $6 million research grant to promote healthy communities and reduce violence rates in Richmond. The grant resulted from a strong collaboration between community partners and the university. The co-principal investigators on the grant are Drs. Saba Masho and Terri Sullivan.
Al Farrell promoted to Commonwealth Professor
October 1, 2016
“Receiving this recognition from the university means a great deal to me,” Farrell said. “I joined the VCU faculty as a new assistant professor in 1980. My career has been largely shaped by the unique opportunities provided by VCU, my faculty colleagues, and the Richmond community. They share much of the responsibility for any success I have achieved."
Terri Sullivan receives $2.6 million grant to study anti-bullying program
October 22, 2014
Terri Sullivan, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Psychology in the College of Humanities and Sciences, received the grant from the National Institute of Justice to evaluate the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, a school-based program that aims to prevent youth violence and bullying in middle schools across the country.
McLeod and Sutherland receive $1.6 million grant to improve programs for preschoolers with behavior problems
September 11, 2014
"The grant's objective is to improve the early intervention and prevention services for young children who have chronic problem behavior by improving the implementation and efficiency of delivery of evidence-based programs."