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Recent Findings

Project Name and Description

Baby Boomers Who Provide Informal Care for People Living with
Dementia in the Community
One in four Baby Boomers fills the informal caregiver role in the United States
Trial by Fire: Innovative Approaches and Evaluation of Course Transition
During COVID‐19
Through COVID‐19 we learned it is critical to adopt effective teaching and learning strategies that include teaching with compassion and empathy.
Experiences of Discrimination among Young Adults Experiencing
Homelessness: Relationship to Mental Health Outcomes
Nearly 75% of youth experiencing homelessness also report experiences of discrimination.

 

PAST FACULTY PROJECTS
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S.M.A.R.T. Cougars

SMART Cougars prevents and reduces substance abuse and transmission of HIV/AIDS among Hispanic/Latino and African American college students ages 18-24 at the University of Houston, as well as the communities surrounding the university. 

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Sarah Narendorf
Sarah Narendorf

YouthCount 2.0

YouthCount 2.0! is a community generated project led by the University of Houston and funded by the Houston Community Foundation to count youth in unstable housing in Harris County. 

 

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Dean Alan Dettlaff

Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual (LGB) Youth in Child Welfare

 

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3/40 Blueprint

 

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