New iRT Parent-Child Communication Program Proven Effective

2020-12-29T12:53:44+00:00

Media Aware Parent – iRT’s new program to help parents talk with their pre-teens and teens about sex, relationships, and media – is an effective way to bolster communication and healthy attitudes in teens, according to an article that was published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence.  Media Aware Parent is the latest program in iRT’s Media Aware series, which...

New iRT Parent-Child Communication Program Proven Effective2020-12-29T12:53:44+00:00

Dr. Kupersmidt to Meet with Enrollment and Match Support Specialists at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Moscow

2020-12-29T16:45:02+00:00

November 14, 2017 - Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, President and Senior Research Scientist at iRT and Mentoring Central, met with mentoring program staff in Moscow at the office of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Dr. Kupersmidt presented findings from iRT’s research on their online mentee training program, Building the Foundation for Mentees, and online parent/guardian training, Building the Foundation for...

Dr. Kupersmidt to Meet with Enrollment and Match Support Specialists at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Moscow2020-12-29T16:45:02+00:00

Innovation Research & Training Receives Funding From NICHD to Help Parents Have “The Talk” With Their Young Teens

2020-12-29T16:48:41+00:00

Dr. Tracy Scull at Innovation Research & Training (IRT) was recently awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant will fund the continued development of an interactive program for parents called Media Aware Parent. The goal...

Innovation Research & Training Receives Funding From NICHD to Help Parents Have “The Talk” With Their Young Teens2020-12-29T16:48:41+00:00

Family Media Project Seeks Elementary School Families for Program Evaluation

2020-12-29T16:38:29+00:00

Durham, NC, May 22, 2014—Researchers at innovation Research & Training (iRT) are seeking families with third, fourth, and fifth grade students to take part in a study looking at media, alcohol, and tobacco. Durham, NC, May 22, 2014—Researchers at innovation Research & Training (iRT) are seeking families with third, fourth, and fifth grade students to take part in a study looking at media, alcohol...

Family Media Project Seeks Elementary School Families for Program Evaluation2020-12-29T16:38:29+00:00

iRT seeking 3rd-5th grade teachers for research study

2020-12-31T16:47:47+00:00

iRT is looking for teachers of 3rd-5th graders, their students and students’ families to study how to best engage families in educational programming. iRT is looking for teachers of 3rd-5th graders, their students and students’ families to study how to best engage families in educational programming. Teachers will receive training and materials to teach the evidence-based Media...

iRT seeking 3rd-5th grade teachers for research study2020-12-31T16:47:47+00:00

iRT receives a Phase II SBIR contract from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

2020-12-31T16:39:46+00:00

Dr. Tracy Scull (Principal Investigator) and Dr. Janis Kupersmidt (Co-Investigator) have received a Phase II SBIR contract from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to continue the development of Media Detective Family (MDF), a web-based and tablet media literacy education program for families with elementary school-aged children.  Dr. Tracy Scull (Principal Investigator) and Dr. Janis...

iRT receives a Phase II SBIR contract from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)2020-12-31T16:39:46+00:00
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