The Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center has been leading the field of prevention science since 1998, using research to create programs and inform policies that promote the health and well-being of children and families.
Shaping Programs, Changing Lives
Research projects and programs that promote healthy lifestyles
Elevating Prevention Science
Infrastructure and operational support for interdisciplinary research
Creating a New Generation of Researchers
Pre- and Post-doctoral training in prevention science
Research that Informs Policy
Evidence-based prevention practices to guide decision-making
September 14, 2020
Community coalitions encouraged to apply for free technical assistance by Oct. 1
September 9, 2020
Society for Prevention Research members weigh in on professional development needs
September 8, 2020
NSF funding to bolster research communication strategies project
September 1, 2020
Promoting wellness within the school community during and after the pandemic
September 1, 2020
Nursing faculty provides intervention strategy for sexual violence on campus
Thu Oct 08
Prevention Summit: "Advancing Substance Use Prevention in High-Intensity Drug-Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Communities: Standards, Strategies, and Support"
James Carroll, Director of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP); Dr. Jerome Adams, United States Surgeon General; Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
- Thursday October 8, 2020 from 8:30 am–5:00 pm
- Virtual Event
Tue Oct 13
PRC Seminar: "The Art and Science of Human Flourishing: Conceptualizations and Research Example with College Students"
Robert Roeser, Ph.D., Bennett Pierce Professor of Compassion and Caring; Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State
- Tuesday October 13, 2020 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
- Virtual (via Zoom): https://psu.zoom.us/j/344754344
Oct 21 -to- 22
ICDS Virtual Symposium 2020: "The Data Deluge: Opportunities and Challenges"
- Wednesday October 21, 2020 - Thursday October 22, 2020
Oct 26 -to- 27
28th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues: "Causes and Consequences of Parent-Child Separations: Pathways to Resilience"
Hosted by Penn State's Population Research Institute
- Monday October 26, 2020 - Tuesday October 27, 2020