Research and Evaluation

Information and resources in response to tragedy in Connecticut.

In response to the tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, resources are available for educators and families to help children cope with traumatic events.
In response to the tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, resources are available for educators and families to help children cope with traumatic events.

MetroWest Youth Risk Behavior Survey

A 10-year initiative provides communities in the MetroWest region of Boston, Massachusetts with timely, local data on the health and risk behaviors of middle and high school students through biennial

Working Together to Improve Teen Health

Can culturally appropriate programs help drive down teen pregnancy rates? EDC is finding out.

EDC’s Alfredo Hernandez enjoys te

PromotePrevent

PromotePrevent works closely with hundreds of diverse communities across the country on improving student outcomes through school-community partnerships.

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PromotePrevent

Insights from a National Epidemic: The Medicine Abuse Project

Date: 
September 5, 2013

This session clearly illustrates the nature, extent and underlying attitudes/beliefs related to intentional medicine misuse and abuse behavior within the general population.

Building a Structure for Successful Outcomes from EBPs

Date: 
March 1, 2012
Time: 
2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. (EST)

This Webinar is aimed at providing strategies and tools for building a successful structure for your EBPs and to effectively identify and address barriers.

Sustainability Series Webinar III: Mobilizing Evaluation Data for Sustainability

Date: 
March 20, 2012
Time: 
1:00-2:30 PM ET

How do you use evaluation data to support your program and enhance sustainability? What are some of the common elements of an effective communications plan?

EDC Research Links “Sexting” to Psychological Distress

Shari Kessel Schneider discusses EDC research on the sending of explicit text messages ("sexting") by teens.

Shari Kessel Schneider discusses EDC research on the sending of explicit text message

Keep It Up: Development of a Community-Based Health Screening and HIV Prevention Strategy for Reaching Young African American Men

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Keep It Up: Peak Performance for Life and HIV Prevention

Lydia O'Donnell, Beverly Bonaparte, Heather Joseph, Gail Agronick, Deborah McLean Leow, Athi Myint-U, Ann Stueve . AIDS Education and Prevention, August 2009, Vol. 21, 4, p. 299-313.

This article addresses the challenge of developing HIV prevention interventions that not only prove to be efficacious but also are designed from the outset to overcome obstacles to reaching priority p

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Order this article from AIDS Education and Prevention

Listening to the Voice of Children

The Voice of Children survey asks 1,500 students in each of three countries—Jordan, Lebanon, and Palestine—about the impact of school as a learning environment on their well-being.

The Universal Education Foundation, a partner with EDC, captured the views of young people in the Middle East about the ways they believe school affects their well-being.

For more information, please contact Cheryl Vince Whitman at cvincewhitman@edc.org

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