Developmental Perspectives on Psychosocial Interventions


Oscar Barbarin, UNC-Chapel Hill (Chair)
Karen Appleyard, Duke
Lisa Berlin, Duke
Kathleen Gallagher, UNC-Chapel Hill
Wallace Hannum, UNC-Chapel Hill
Mary Haskett, NCSU
Judith Meece, UNC-Chapel Hill
Lynne Vernon-Feagans, UNC-Chapel Hill




Aug 27 Oscar Barbarin
UNC-Chapel Hill
Introduction to the Issues
Sep 3 NO SESSION Labor Day, No Classes
Sep 10 Lynne Vernon-Feagans
UNC-Chapel Hill
An Assessment Based Reading Intervention: Helping Struggling Readers Become Successful in Early Elementary School
Sep 17 Sheila Eyberg
University of Florida
Developmental Considerations in the Application of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Sep 24 Marge Miles, UNC-CH
Diane Holditch-Davis, Duke
Intervening with Rural African American Mothers of Preterm Infants from a Developmental Perspective
Oct 1 Frank Putnam, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center A Developmental Approach to Transgenerational Risk
Oct 8 David Rabiner
Duke University
Attention Problems and Academic Achievement – Developmental and Intervention Findings
Oct 15 Ken Dodge
Duke University
Oct 22 Larry Aber
NYU Steinhardt
(on leave at Duke & UNC-CH)
Integrating Social-Emotional Learning and Literacy Development Interventions in New York City Elementary Schools: Making Sausage or Making Change?
Oct 29 Anna Gassman-Pines
Duke University
The New Hope anti-poverty program: Effects on children’s developmental outcomes and potential meditating pathways
Nov 5 Mark Greenberg
Pennsylvania State University
Self-Regulation: The Interface between School-Based Prevention and Neuroscience
Nov 12 Howard Stevenson
The University of Pennsylvania
Lion’s Story: The Challenges of Developing Culturally Relevant Interventions for Parents and Youth
Nov 19 Session cancelled. N/A
Nov 26 Linda Collins
Pennsylvania State University
New Strategies for Building More Potent Behavioral Interventions
Dec 3 Michael Foster
UNC-Chapel Hill
Does day care quality really affect children’s long-term development?