A physical environment that supports and engages children and young people is about much more than play areas. How can the built urban environment be most effectively child-friendly, youth-oriented and intergenerational? Cityscapes have a profound influence on people’s individual and collective health and well-being. What are the principles and processes that make this influence positive for children and young people?
Call for Studies: HHS Teen Pregnancy Prevention Evidence ReviewSubmission Deadline: November 30, 2016
Child Development announces a call for papers for the special section Meta-Analysis and Child Development, with guest editors Marinus van IJzendoorn (Leiden University) and Glenn I. Roisman (Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota). The section will focus on methods of meta-analysis as applied to developmental questions.
As one aspect of its recent strategic planning process, SRCD's Governing Council (GC) made several changes in the Society's bylaws which were last updated in 2006. The new bylaws can be viewed here and a vote of membership took place, which is required to change them.
AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research Now accepting applicationsDeadline: November 1, 2016
Call for Proposals: $17,000 John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant for Psychologists Investigating Serious Emotional Disturbance
Up to $17,000 for research in the area of early intervention and treatment for serious emotional disturbance in children.
Up to $25,000 to improve the quality of education in psychological science and its application in secondary schools for high ability students. The American Psychological Foundation's (APF) Esther Katz Rosen Pre-college Psychology Grant Program provides financial support for efforts aimed at improving the quality of education in psychological science and its application in the secondary schools for high ability students. Proposals must focus on supplying education for gifted and talented high school students.
Up to $50,000 for work related to the psychological understanding of gifted children and youth. The American Psychological Foundation's Esther Katz Rosen Fund derives from a bequest to support “…activities related to the advancement and application of knowledge about gifted children.” Support will be provided for activities on the advancement and application of knowledge related to identified gifted and talented children and adolescents such as: