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Congratulations to Chelsea Hustus who successfully proposed her thesis project!
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Congratulations to Steve Evans who received the Juanita Cunningham Evans Memorial Award for Contributions in School Mental Health during the Center for School Mental Health’s annual conference! This award is given to an individual who has significantly impacted the advancement of school mental health policy, research, and/or practice.
Congratulations to Gina Sacchetti who passed her comprehensive exams.
Congratulations to Anne Dawson who successfully proposed her dissertation.
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The Center for Intervention Research in Schools (CIRS) includes faculty, staff and students interested in improving our ability to help children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems through school-based interventions and supports. The CIRS team has a mission of research, training and service. We are dedicated to conducting cutting-edge research and providing innovative training experiences for students and professionals. Our current research focuses on the development and evaluation of school-based interventions for youth with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as other problems such as depression, conduct, anxiety and the impairments that are common for students with these difficulties (e.g., peer relations, academic problems, family distress and substance use). The Center is committed to providing high-quality training experiences that prepare undergraduate and graduate students to conduct interdisciplinary treatment outcome research and become effective practitioners. The Center is also dedicated to developing collaborative, mutually-beneficial relationships with schools and agencies that simultaneously advance scientific knowledge and address community needs.
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