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News and Updates

Fall 2022

Doctoral Student Recognized as an Inaugural Member of Mental Health Advocates of Tomorrow by Hinge

Doctoral Student, Raquel Rose, Recognized as an Inaugural Member of Mental Health Advocates of Tomorrow by Hinge

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Summer 2022

Recent Award Announcements at IHDSC

The IHDSC Faculty and Research Affiliate community leverages interdisciplinary expertise and partnerships in education, health and healthcare, social and human development, economics, and more to create new knowledge and influence meaningful social change. We invite you to join us in celebrating the recent awards received by our affiliate community.

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IHDSC Awarded Grant to Launch Collaborative Working Group to Study Economic Inclusion and Family Health and Wellbeing

The Institute of Human Development and Social Change (IHDSC) has received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to launch a collaborative working group.

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NYU Steinhardt and Silver Awarded NIMH Grant to Study a System of Care for Black Youth at Risk for Suicide

NYU Steinhardt and Silver awarded a five-year, $5.8 million R01 research grant from the NIMH to implement and study the effectiveness of a system of care for Black youth that combines suicide risk screening with an intervention to help connect at-risk youth to quality mental health services.

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Combating Inequality in Education

At IHDSC, an interdisciplinary approach to education and child development allows us to support children, families, teachers, and leaders. This newsletter looks closely at research in education, our recent conference on research-practice partnerships, and spotlights some of the incredible work from our faculty affiliates.

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In Solidarity Conversations: A YPAR Approach to Research-Practice Partnerships

Incoming Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology and the Institute of Human Development and Social Change (IHDSC) Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Lauren C. Mims, partnered with the National Crittenton and the National Collaborative of Young Women’s Initiatives (National YWI) to produce an incredible report on their In Solidarity Conversations.

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New Study Shows Racial, Gender Discrepancies in Special Education Services

A new study shows that racism and sexism shape the decisions that teachers make when trying to find the best way to support their students.

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Department of Teaching and Learning’s Kongji Qin Published in Urban Education

Data shows that so-called “Tiger parenting” is often parents’ attempt to circumvent racism against Chinese students.

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Study Comparing Urban and Migrant Parents in Shanghai Finds That Migrant Parents Have More Effective Parenting Practices

A study led by Associate Professor Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng suggests that that migrant parenting practices have a greater impact on children’s academic performance.

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Dr. Natalie Hiromi Brito named a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar

Congratulations to Dr. Natalie Hiromi Brito, Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology and IHDSC Faculty Affiliate, for being chosen as a fellow in the seventh cohort of CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars.

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Spring 2022

Roslyn Sandy Awarded the Steinhardt Distinguished Professional Researcher Award

Congratulations to Roslyn Sandy at the Institute of Human Development and Social Change (IHDSC) for winning the Steinhardt Distinguished Professional Researcher Award at this year’s Steinhardt Recognition Event.

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Prioritizing Education in the Midst of Crisis

J. Larry Aber, NYU Steinhardt Willner Family Professor of Psychology and Public Policy and Ha Yeon Kim, a senior researcher at Global TIES for Children, discuss how to mitigate the disruptions to children’s education in crisis-affected countries.

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Fall 2021

IHDSC Partner YWFC Releases Promising Report on their Supportive Housing Program

The Institute of Human Development and Social Change is excited to share Young Women’s Freedom Center’s latest report, Reflecting on YWFC's COVID Emergency Housing Program, which details the implementation and impact of their radical, dignity- and self-determination-centered supportive housing program.

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New Award: Path Program to Create "Paths to Success" for NYC Students

The Institute for Human Development and Social Change is pleased to announce a new award from the New York Community Trust through the Fund for Public Schools to pilot a whole school inclusion model for students with, and at risk for, an emotional disturbance classification.

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Summer 2021

Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa and Andrew Nalani Contribute to Special Journal on Social Science and Inequality

Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa (NYU Steinhardt) and doctoral candidate Andrew Nalani contributed to a Socius Journal special collection focusing on the role of social science in responding to inequality.

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