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Research from Yolanda E. Murphy, et al., on how parenting in infancy predicts children’s emotional trajectories across childhood was recently published by the Infant Mental Health Journal
These findings provide several implications for further understanding the risk and protective roles of early parenting and cognitive functioning in development of emotional symptoms, particularly anxiety and depression.
Congratulations to Dr. Dawn Witherspoon on being elected as Co-Chair to the Publications Committee of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)
SRCD advances developmental science and promotes its use to improve human lives.
Congratulations to Anna Zhou on being selected to receive the 2020-21 Graduate Student Service Award from the Penn State Office of Student Activities!
This award recognizes the graduate student who has best combined high academic achievement with leadership in University or other public activities.
PACT Holiday Drive Thru Lunch
The PACT Holiday Drive Thru Lunch took place on December 10, 2020, to thank the CAB members.
SRCD releases new brief: COVID-19 Job and Income Loss Jeopardize Child Well-Being: Income Support Policies Can Help
Within just the first three months of the COVID-19 financial fallout, one in five children in the United States experienced the job loss of an adult in their household.
 
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Martha Wadsworth Receives NIH Funding to Expand BaSICS Intervention

BaSICS is a program designed to prevent the development of anxiety and depression symptoms in preadolescent children facing chronic stress.
Martha Wadsworth Receives NIH Funding to Expand BaSICS Intervention

Martha Wadsworth, Ph.D.

Martha Wadsworth received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for a prevention program designed to prevent the development of anxiety and depression symptoms in preadolescent children facing chronic stress. This grant was featured by the National Institute of Mental Health as a "notable grant" in their 2016 spring edition of Inside NIMH and was also featured in the May 6, 2016, edition of Penn State News. The funding received will allow her to expand upon her previous work with the community and the Building a Strong Identity and Coping Skills (BaSICS) Program. BaSICS was developed by the Penn State CaRES Lab and will be administered by the College of the Liberal Arts, University Park. 

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