Our research uncovers development resilience to develop and evaluate community-partnered programs.
Science for healing & beyond.
Directed by 
Dr. andrea hussong, UNC-CH
Our consultation encompasses methods, developmental science, and empirically-guided programming.
Our dissemination efforts range from public presentations to scientific and Contiuning Education workshops.
Working with children, youth, families, and the institutions who serve them.

New and Upcoming

Shout out to: Lab Alum, Dr. Matt Hersh, who received APA Division 23 2023 Mid-career Distinguished Practitioner Award.

Participants needed for ongoing research studies. 
Learn more here.

Latest publication on Gratitude.
Relations among self- and other-orientation in a racially/ethnically diverse sample of youth with Rachel Petrie, Adrianna Richards, Ria Shelton and Allegra Midgette in Youth.
Care-to-Share Network
Readies for our end-of-year event in connecting Triangle and Triad scholars with community partners in May. Visit the Care-to-Share NC Network link below for more information.
The parenting of adolescents and young adults in the United States.
This chapter with Allegra Midgette and Andrew Rothenberg (2023) appears in the APA Handbook of Adolescent and Young Adult Development, edited by Crockett, Carlo, & Schulenberg.
Information harmonization decisions in Integrative Data Analysis: Exploring the measurement multiverse
Work led by Veronica Cole explores new tools in Integrative Data Analysis in this Prevention Science (2022) publication.
Targeting the needs of families in recovery for addiction with young children
This qualitative analysis in Children and Youth Services Review (2022) with Julia Shadur and Joseph Sircar explores what adults in recovery need to support parenting as part of treatment.