Christopher Watson and LeAnne Johnson Presenting at National Training Institute

Christopher Watson, co-director of CEED, and LeAnne Johnson, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, have been invited to present their findings on scaling up the Technical Assistance Center Social Emotional Interventions’ (TACSEI) project in Minnesota at the National Training Institute on Effective Practices, in St. Petersburg, Florida, on April 24. The invitation came from […]

Goh convenes panel of Twin Cities area mental health providers for community forum on Somali and East African mental health

Dr. Michael Goh,  associate professor in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (OLPD), convened and chaired a panel of eight mental health providers from clinics and agencies around the Twin Cities area for a community forum on Somali and East African mental health on April 10 at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement (UROC) […]

ICD doctoral candidate, colleagues find that iron deficiency can predict lower IQ in children adopted from institutional settings

Jena Doom, doctoral candidate (ICD), working with Megan Gunnar, Regents Professor and Director, both at the Institute of Child Development, and colleagues, have found that iron deficiency predicts lower IQ scores and poor higher thinking skills in children who have been adopted from institutional settings like orphanages. Doom and colleagues conducted the longitudinal study using data […]