CSCH Affiliate Ryan Watson discusses his research on sexual and gender minority youth and their substance abuse. (Part 2 of two episodes on Dr. Watson’s research).
Researchers: Look at factors outside the family that cause child neglect – December 2, 2019
CSCH Affiliate Ryan Watson discusses his research on disparities in access to HIV prevention tools among men who have sex with men (Part 1 of two episodes on Dr. Watson’s research).
The War on Childhood Obesity Needs a War on Blame – November 22, 2019
A CSCH Brief by CSCH Undergraduate Researcher Daniel Schwartzman
Barely Half of Connecticut Students Meet Minimum Standard of Physical Fitness – November 18, 2019
The WellSAT WSCC is a school policy evaluation tool aligned with the Whole School, Whole Community, and Whole Child (WSCC) model that builds on the history of the WellSAT, which is an evaluation tool for evaluation of school wellness policy.
A CSCH Brief written by Emily Auerbach, Hannah Perry, & Sandra M. Chafouleas
Applying the Healthy Workplace Participatory Program to Address Teacher Well-being: A Mixed-Methods Pilot Study Co-Principal Investigators: Lisa Sanetti, Department of Educational Psychology and Alicia Dugan, Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine at UConn Health. Co-Investigator: Michele Femc-Bagwell, Department of Educational Leadership
CSCH Co-Hosts Second Symposium on Trauma-Informed Mental Health – October 29, 2019
Migrant Children’s Rights to Health and Rehabilitation – October 28, 2019
A CSCH Brief written by Megan Berthold and Kathryn Libal
On October 23, 2019, CSCH cosponsored and hosted the “Symposium on Trauma-Informed School Mental Health 2.0.” Approximately 70 school, behavioral health, community, and research leaders from across the state gathered at the University of Connecticut campus in Storrs to discuss school and community responses to childhood trauma and how to align work around trauma-informed schools […]
How Children Get Hooked on Sugary Drinks – October 22, 2019
There’s More to College Prep Than Academics – October 22, 2019
Ample Ads and Confusing Labels Drive Children’s Sweetened Drink Sales – October 16, 2019
Targeting Alcohol Abuse with Emotion Regulation Strategies – October 16, 2019
App Endgame: Detect Dyslexia Earlier – October 7, 2019
CSCH Co-Director Sandra Chafouleas and CSCH Steering Committee Member Marlene Schwartz discuss their work developing the WellSAT WSCC Tool.
The UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health and the UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity are pleased to announce the release of the WellSAT WSCC, a comprehensive school policy evaluation tool aligned with the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model.
School food service, another divide between rich and poor – September 12, 2019
A CSCH Brief by CSCH Undergraduate Researcher Corona Zhang
A CSCH Brief written by CSCH Undergraduate Researcher Ireti Adegbesan
Background Marlene Schwartz is Director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences. She studies how food policy can be used to improve the nutrition environment, especially for children.
Praise, Don’t Tease, And Other Tips To Help Kids With Their Weight – August 25, 2019
We need trauma-informed preschool practices – August 22, 2019
Professor Urges Parents to Keep Kids Moving This Summer – June 7, 2019
UConn study: Weight-related bullying leads to poor health outcomes for LGBTQ youth – June 2, 2019
CSCH Steering Committee member Lisa Sanetti interviews CSCH affiliates Xiaomei Cong and Angela Starkweather about their work in the UConn Center for Advancement in Managing Pain.
Click Icon to Listen Description: CSCH Steering Committee member Lisa Sanetti interviews CSCH affiliates Xiaomei Cong and Angela Starkweather about their work in the UConn Center for Advancement in Managing Pain Host: Lisa Sanetti, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Neag School of Education Guests: Xiaomei Cong, Professor, School of Nursing and Director, Center for Advancement in […]
When did GMO become a dirty word? – May 14, 2019
In partnership with staff from New Haven Public Schools and the Connecticut State Department of Education, CSCH has put together a series of brief video modules and written practice briefs to explain the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) components, synthesize related evidence, and share examples of school initiatives and resulting positive outcomes. Check […]
A CSCH Report written by Katherine Bernier Carney, Carol Polifroni, and Alison Moriarty Daley
Sandra Chafouleas Receives Award for Mentorship – May 1, 2019
Over the 2018-19 school year, CSCH faculty worked with two undergraduate students through the Office of Undergraduate Research. Their research on supporting student mental health through multi-tiered support systems culminated in a poster presentation at the UConn Frontiers Undergraduate poster exhibition.
Presentation for the Washington District MTSS Leader PLC by Chafouleas, S. – March 2019 MTSS is for the whole child, school, and community
Background Beth Russell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences and is the Director of the Center for Applied Research in Human Development (CARHD), a CSCH partner. Russell studies self-regulation, in particular the regulation of psychological distress.
Study: After-school Programs Improve Academic Outcomes – April 11, 2019
Climate change, hunger, obesity need collective solutions, according to new report – April 14, 2019
On April 2, 2019 CSCH collaborated with the Public Health House Learning Community, the School of Nursing, and the Human Rights Institute to host an event entitled Gun Violence Prevention: A Public Health Imperative during National Public Health Week.
In March and April of 2019, CSCH sponsored a two-part workshop series called Telling Your Story: Tips from Journalists to Bring Your Research to the Public. Attended by over 25 people from across schools and colleges at UConn, the first session offered perspectives from journalists on how to write for the public about your research.
Taxing soda would help make kids healthier – March 26, 2019
CT food pantries pushed to offer more nutritional items – March 13, 2019
Background Sandra Chafouleas is the Co-Director of CSCH as a well as a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology in the Neag School of Education at UConn. Before turning to research, Chafouleas was a school psychologist in a variety of settings
Many LGBTQ Youth Don’t Identify with Traditional Sexual Identity Labels – February 13, 2019
LGBTQ Teens Face High Rate of Weight-Based Bullying – February 7, 2019
Background Jeana Bracey is Director of School and Community Initiatives at the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut, Inc., a CSCH partner organization. Bracey’s background and training is as a clinical community psychologist and her work focuses on improving policy and systems work across Connecticut, particular to children’s mental health
Please note that this event has been rescheduled to March 11, 2019. The Collaboratory on School and Child Health, the Neag School of Education, the Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP), and the Department of Journalism bring you Telling Your Story: Tips from Journalists to Bring Your Research to the Public
Junk Food Ads Target Minority Kids: Study – January 15, 2019