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Spring 2022: New publication! Problematic Social Media Use and Conflict, Social Stress, and Cyber-victimization among Early Adolescents Fall 2021: “Social Work Team Leads Efforts in Creating Statewide Violence Prevention Plan” May 2021: “Youths with diverse gender identities bullied up to three times more often than peers, study finds” November 2018: “Youth dating violenceContinue reading “In the News”

Statewide Violence Prevention Plan Violence remains a public health crisis and a leading cause of death for individuals in Illinois. However, research and evidence-based practices have taught us is that violence can be prevented. Violence prevention efforts seek to decrease vulnerability (i.e., factors that place individuals at a higher risk for violence) and increase resiliency (i.e., factors thatContinue reading “Statewide Violence Prevention Plan”