Call for Applications: Diversity Supplement Candidates – Freetown, Sierra Leone

Seeking Pre or Post-doctoral Diversity Supplement Candidates for U19 from the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)  Research Program for Children and Adversity, Boston College School of Social Work  Principal Investigator: Theresa S. Betancourt, Sc.D., M.A.   The Research Program on Children and Adversity is seeking a Diversity Fellow applicant whose interests and career goals for […]

RCT of an Intervention to Develop Aspirations and Forward-Looking Behavior in Rural Ethiopia

The Future in Mind: Aspirations and Forward-Looking Behaviour in Rural Ethiopia by: Kate Orkin (Oxford University)   A person’s aspirations, or goals and targets for their future, can be a driving force in their life, providing motivation and guiding their choices. In forming aspirations, all people dismiss some options for their future lives, and fail […]

LOOKING FOR: Mental health/self-esteem scales for youth (18-25) in Marocco

By Kevin Hempel:   I am looking for advice regarding appropriate scales/survey questions to assess youth mental health and self-esteem in developing countries. This is in the context of an impact evaluation of a youth employment program in Morocco for youth 18-25. The youth tend to be from a low-income background but do not necessarily […]