Program Areas and Current Projects


Information about the Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center's current research projects is organized into six Program Areas: Emerging Adulthood; Family Science & Intervention; PEACE (Program on Empathy Awareness & Compassion in Education); School-based Prevention Research; Translation, Dissemination & Implementation; and Training.

Program Areas

Emerging Adulthood / Projects of the Prevention Research to Optimize (PRO) Health Lab

Family Science & Intervention

PEACE (Program on Empathy Awareness & Compassion in Education)

School-based Prevention Research


Translation, Dissemination & Implementation

  • Evidence2Success (Chilenski, PI; Annie E. Casey Foundation)
  • EPISCenter
  • INSPIRE (Domitrovich, Small, & Bumbarger, Co-PIs)
  • PROSPER (Spoth, ISU, & Greenberg, PSU, Co-PIs)
  • JRI: Preventable Youth Precursors of Adult Crime (Bumbarger & Frank, PIs; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania)


Harrisburg Center for Healthy Child Development

For more information on Capital Area Early Childhood Training Institute projects, please visit its web site.

Completed Projects

Review a list of Completed Projects conducted at the Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center.