Early Childhood Development in Syrian Refugee Communities: Hope for a Future of Peace and Stability

Trying to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems is by all means no cake walk. It requires patience, humility, creativity, and hope. The Syrian conflict has displaced millions of people; many have lost everything: loved ones, their homes, and their livelihoods. Countless families are trying to rebuild a life and provide a future […]

BLOG: PREVENTING VIOLENCE – MAYBE COMMUNITIES KNOW BETTER

This is a re-post. Find the original here. A boy contemplates the guns handed in during an amnesty for gang members in Panama City. How do communities respond to violence? InSight Crime , CC BY-NC Email Twitter37 Facebook0 LinkedIn1 Print A child in Rivera Hernandez is 85 times more likely to be murdered than a […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: PROGRAM MANAGER FOR CRCT IN RWANDA (ECD & VIOLENCE PREVENTION)

This is an updated call for applications to an earlier post. To apply for the below job announcement, please log onto www.employment.harvard.edu and reference requisition # 36542BR under the “Search Jobs” tab.   Auto req ID 36542BR Business Title RPCGA Program Manager School/Unit Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Sub-Unit ———— Location USA – […]

IPA BLOG: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A REVOLUTION BREAKS OUT DURING YOUR STUDY?

by Nolwenn Gontard   Editor’s note: in October 2014 IPA’s West Africa programs director woke up at 5AM to his cell phone ringing and a staffer reassuring him “the Parliament is on fire, but don’t worry, everybody’s fine, we’re going to work from home today.” In a blog post below, intern Nolwenn Gontard from our […]

PUBLICATION: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Brief Parenting Intervention in Low-Resource Settings in Panama

by Anilena Mejia Press Release: University of Manchester researchers have piloted a parenting trial which aims to improve child behaviour in Panama City – the place with the eighth highest murder rate in the world. Gang crime and child maltreatment are pressing concerns in Panama and the UN described the capital Panama City as having the […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: Interventions for Violence (Special Issue for Psychology of Violence)

posted for Laura Miller:   A Special Issue for Psychology of Violence!!!   co-edited by Laura Miller and Kathryn Howell   Psychology of Violence invites manuscripts for a special issue on interventions for violence to be compiled by guest editors Laura Miller and Kathryn Howell. The special issue will appear in 2016.   This special […]