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In addition to the work the director, staff, and affiliated faculty do on projects, initiatives, and learning opportunities, the Center on the Developing Child also sponsors and participates in a wide variety of events and activities, both domestically and internationally. Check back often for the latest publication releases, news about the Center, and a selection of recent media coverage of Center initiatives and faculty.

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Newsletter-March 2015Read the Center's Latest Newsletter

Our March newsletter features a new paper on resilience, a look at ten years of science informing policy, and more.

  • New Working Paper
    Strengthening the Foundations of Resilience 
  • Retrospective
    A Decade of Science Informing Policy 
  • Media Coverage
    The Connecticut Mirror, Minnesota Public Radio, and National Geographic

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FIND: Using Science to Coach Caregivers

INNOVATION IN ACTION

FIND: Using Science to Coach Caregivers

At Children’s Home Society of Washington, social service providers are using video clips of parents interacting with their young children to help the parents identify their own strengths and learn which interactions best promote healthy development. Created in partnership with researchers at the University of Oregon and Oregon Social Learning Center, this intervention supports positive interactions in young families facing adversity and models an innovative co-creation and testing process for science-based strategies. Learn more in this Innovation in Action video, the second in this series of portraits that focuses on innovative, collaborative work as part of Frontiers of Innovation.

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Full-Time Employment

Any available full-time positions at the Center are posted on Harvard’s employment Web site at http://www.employment.harvard.edu. All applicants for employment with Harvard University must apply for the specific job opening through its Web site.

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Student Employment

Throughout the year, the Center offers work for highly motivated students in its offices at 50 Church Street and in the labs of our affiliated faculty across the campus. 

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March 20, 2015

This piece profiles the work of Center-affiliated faculty member Matthew K. Nock, whose lab is developing a test to better predict suicide risk, with a particular focus on adolescents.

March 2, 2015
Childhood abuse and neglect can have lasting effects on adult health and executive function. This article from NPR surveys decades of work to determine "what exactly adverse childhood experiences do to the body," and quotes National Scientific Council on the Developing Child member Megan R. Gunnar.

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