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Lab Projects

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SAFE Homes Project

The Support for Adaptation and Family Enrichment in Homes Project is an evidence-based program that aims to strengthen parent-child relationships through in-home, play-based activities.

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FIU After-School Program

The FIU After-School Program creates a fun environment for the delivery of evidence-based behavior management to improve classroom behavior, academic success, and organization skills.

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Fostering Panther Pride

The Fostering Panther Pride (FPP) project aims to identify facilitators and barriers to post-secondary education attainment among local youth who currently reside or have recently lived in foster care homes.

Student Spotlight!

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Annie Morrow

HCFD Doctoral student Annie Morrow matched for her clinical internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Congratulations Annie!

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Byron Garcia

Congratulations to Byron who was recently accepted into the Combined Clinical/Counseling Psychology doctoral program at Utah State University where he will join the research lab of Dr. Rick Cruz.

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Alejandro Vazquez

Alejandro was accepted into the Combined Clinical/Counseling Ph.D. program at Utah State University to work with Melanie Domenech-Rodriguez! He is excited to research ethnic disparities and the adaptation of evidence-based practices for Latino youth.

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Paola Rojas

Paola was accepted into the FIU Counseling Education master's program. She plans to complete the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Track to prepare for a career in providing therapeutic services to incarcerated and at-risk youth.

Lab News

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February 23, 2018 No Comments

Annie Morrow Matches for Internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center

Congratulations to HCFD Doctoral Student, Annie Morrow, who matched for her clinical internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center! Her contributions to the team and dedication to the ATP will be missed. We know that she will go on to greatness!

July 31, 2017 No Comments

New publication by HCFD doctoral student Annie Morrow

Congratulations to HCFD doctoral student Annie Morrow, M.S. , whose recent study about the direct and indirect pathways to high school dropout among at-risk adolescents was recently published in the Journal of Research on Adolescence. Annie found that poor reading achievement and elevated externalizing behavior problems serve as developmental pathways from adversity to school dropout. Read more about this […]

March 23, 2017 No Comments

Kelly Cromer Accepted to the Cornell NDACAN Summer Research Institute

Congratulations to Kelly Cromer who was accepted to the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect Summer Research Institute at Cornell University! The Institute aims to increase utilization of the datasets included in NDACAN and to facilitate a secondary analysis projects that will be published by the child abuse and neglect researchers who participate. Participants are […]