UConn study: Weight-related bullying leads to poor health outcomes for LGBTQ youth – June 2, 2019
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. She has focused on that work in school, early childcare, and college […]
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. The event included a panel discussion with experts addressing gun violence prevention from the lenses of […]
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, with specialization working with students exhibiting challenging behavior. As a researcher, her […]
State policies related to school readiness assessment practices
LGBTQ Teens Face High Rate of Weight-Based Bullying – February 7, 2019
School building administrator reports of screening practices across academic, physical health, and behavioral domains
District administrator reports of academic and social, emotional, and behavioral standards in U.S. public school districts
Social, emotional, and behavioral health screening practices in U.S. public school districts
Together with the UConn Neag School of Education, CSCH cohosted a Twitter Chat about the importance of bridging the gap between home and school for diverse students on Monday, October 10, 2018. The chat was co-sponsored by El Instituto and Rebecca Campbell-Montalvo, Postdoctoral Researcher in the Neag School of Education, was the featured guest. Participants […]
CSCH Live Talk by Rebecca Campbell-Montalvo, PhD – October 2017
An Overview of the NEEDs2 Project
School psychologists: In a class of their own – July 7, 2018
Auerbach, E. R., Chafouleas, S. M., & Briesch, A. M. (2018) Researchers interviewed a small sample of state-level stakeholders to supplement the findings from an earlier study looking at the guidance provided by states on their websites regarding school-based social, emotional, and behavioral (SEB) screening.
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F. G. Miller, A.H. Johnson, H. Yu, S.M. Chafouleas et al (2018) The study examined the reliability and validity of data derived from three commonly utilized school-based behavioral assessment methods on academically engaged, disruptive, and respectful behavior.
LGBTQ Teens Experiencing High Levels of Stress, says National Survey – May 15, 2018
Starbucks Classrooms, Plus Six Other New Approaches in Education – April 3, 2018
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CSCH Live Talk by Lisa Sanetti, PhD – October 2017 ï»¿
Presentation at the ASCD Empower 18 Conference (Boston, MA) by Chafouleas, S., M., Femc-Bagwell, M., Brooks, A. M., & Edmondon, B. – March 2018 Click to View & Download
R.M. Puhl and M.S. Himmelstein (2018) Adolescents enrolled in a national weight loss camp completed an online survey about their preferences for words that health providers use to refer to their body weight.
K. Eklund, E. Rossen,T. Koriakin, S.M. Chafouleas & C. Resnick. (2018) The study examines the availability and use of trauma screening measures to detect early indicators of risk among youth in schools.
Kooken, J., McCoach, D. B., & Chafouleas, S. M. (2018) Using measures of behavior from 575 middle school students, the researchers compared the results of several multilevel growth mixture models.
Fallon, Sanetti, Chafouleas, Faggella-Luby, & Briesch (2017) Discussion of a preliminary single-case multiple-baseline study designed to improve interrater agreement between observers’ and teachers’ self-report ratings of treatment integrity by providing teachers with comprehensive, direct training.
Rebecca M. Puhl et al (2017) This longitudinal study examines weight-based teasing in adolescence and its potential health consequences in adulthood, including obesity, unhealthy weight-control and eating behaviors, and poor body image.
Rhema Fuller, Jennifer McGarry, et al (2017) This case study chronicles research on campus-community partnerships over the thirteen-year existence of Husky Sport.
Miller, F. G., Crovello, N. J., & Chafouleas, S. M. (2017) Response to a Daily Report Card (DRC) intervention was monitored using two different approaches: Direct Behavior Rating–Single Item Scales and systematic direct observation probes.
The state’s version of Healthy People 2020 provides a framework for health promotion and disease prevention in the current decade, with overarching themes of health equity and social determinants of health.
Funded by USDA SNAP-Ed, local foundations, AmeriCorps and private donations, Husky Sport is a sport based youth development program operating as a community-campus partnership between Hartford’s North End and UConn’s Neag School of Education. Husky Sport emphasizes nutritional education, physical activity, transferrable life skills, and academic enrichment with K-12 grade students both in school and […]
Funded by the National Center for Education Research, Institute for Education Sciences, the National Exploration of Emotional/Behavioral Detection in School Screening (NEEDs2) project aims to understand if and how social, emotional, and behavioral screeners are being used in schools, and what factors influence use.
A novel immersive videogame, also known as exergaming, integrates the excitement of gaming and the physical activity of bicycling. The primary goal of this study is to determine if a fitness experience delivered via the novel exergaming fitness bicycle will be perceived positively and enjoyed by normal weight and overweight/obese children aged 11-13 years. For […]
The overall objective is to establish the preliminary effectiveness of a video-based exercise intervention, or “BrainErgizersTM,” that can be incorporated into the school day as a classroom physical activity brain break. For more information, contact: Lindsay DiStefano
Clifford Beers Program Turns Stress and Trauma into Positive Outcomes – October 3, 2016
Rebecca Puhl, Young Suh, and Xun Li (2016) This article describes the results of a study looking at parental support for enactment of laws and policies to protect youth from weight-based bullying.
Support Increasing for Laws Against Weight-Based Bullying – April 26, 2016