News/Announcements

PSID Annual User Conference: Call for Papers

05/24/2016
PSID Annual User Conference September 15-16, 2016, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Advance Notice and Call for Abstracts Announced

05/24/2016
The 7th Annual International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Research: Results and Relevance

$2,000 grant to support the next generation of student and early career practitioner psychologists

05/20/2016
Click [here] to view the Request for Proposals for the Division 42 Next Generation Fund which seeks to support the next generation of student and early career practitioner psychologists to expand the knowledge base in the practice of psychology.

Request for Proposals: $9,000 David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant

05/19/2016
$9,000 grant to support graduate students and early career researchers in the field of anxiety Please find attached the Request for Proposals for the American Psychological Foundation’s (APF) 2016 David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant which seeks to support innovative basic and clinical research on anxiety and anxiety related disorders. See our website for more information http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/barlow.aspx

OPRE Grant Announcement: Child Care and Development Block Grant Implementation Research and Evaluation Planning Grants

05/19/2016
The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S.

OJJDP Releases Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive: Report of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence

05/13/2016
Created as part of the Justice Department’s Defending Childhood Initiative, this report presents the Advisory Committee's policy recommendations on the current epidemic of violence and suggestions for preventing violence and alleviating its impact on American Indian and Alaska Native children. Click here to view and download this publication.

OJJDP Releases Children’s Exposure to Violence, Crime, and Abuse: An Update

05/11/2016
This bulletin discusses the second National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV II), conducted in 2011 as a followup to the original NatSCEV I survey conducted in 2008. OJJDP and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sponsored both surveys. The NatSCEV II survey confirmed NatSCEV I’s finding that children’s exposure to violence is common; nearly 60 percent of the sample (57.7 percent) had been exposed to violence in the past year, and more than 1 in 10 reported 5 or more exposures. This exposure occurs across all age ranges of childhood and for both genders.

OJJDP Releases Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2012: Selected Findings

05/06/2016
Conducted biennially by OJJDP, the Juvenile Residential Facility Census collects information about facilities in which juvenile offenders are held and reports the number of youth who were injured or died in custody during the past 12 months. Findings from the 2012 census show that the juvenile offender population dropped 14 percent from 2010 to 2012 to 57,190 offenders younger than 21 on the census date, the lowest number since 1975. For the first time since 2000, more offenders were in local facilities on the census day in 2012 than were in state-operated facilities.

Call for Papers: Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference

05/06/2016
 The Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference Call for Papers is now open. Abstracts are due August 19, 2016.

Call for CD Special Section

05/05/2016
Child Development announces a call for papers for the special section “Inflection Points in Brain Development: Evidence for Plasticity during Childhood and Adolescence,” with guest editors Amanda Guyer (University of California, Davis), Koraly Perez-Edgar (The Pennsylvania State University), and Eveline Crone (Leiden University).

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