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iRT is a behavioral sciences research company that conducts translational scientific studies; training, technical assistance, & evaluation projects; & dissemination of products and services designed to improve the health & well-being of youth, families, organizations, & communities.

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iRT is committed to making a difference in the lives of children, parents, families, and schools.

  • Evidence-based – Research is the foundation of everything we do

  • Tested – As results come in, products, services, and strategies are improved

  • Focused on People – We care deeply about our customers and partners


We create psychometrically strong measures using audio-CASI, video prompts, and illustrations, which are especially useful for administration to youth. Measures can be administered using our project management software on computers, tablets, or smartphones.

Let us help you develop a plan, create a logic model, design measures, and evaluate the effectiveness of your program.

Our team of creative professionals offer an array of services, including graphic design, illustration, and multimedia production, to help enhance your products

We can build your training, intervention, or curriculum for conducting in-person instruction or interactive, multimedia, asynchronous web-based learning.





iRT’s Prevention Central Team Publishes Chapter on Sexual Socialization in the International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy.

June 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Media literacy education (MLE) is one of the primary strategies used by Prevention Central research teams at iRT to develop innovative, evidence-based programs. Prevention Central scientists are on the forefront of  researching the influence of media on adolescents’ sexual attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors, and have found that MLE is an effective way to promote adolescent sexual health.

iRT Scientist Contributes to Chapter on Media Literacy and Smoking in the International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy

June 17th, 2019|0 Comments

For more than a decade, scientists at iRT have conducted groundbreaking research on the impact of media literacy education for substance abuse prevention. Recently, Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, an expert on this topic, co-authored a chapter entitled “Media Literacy and Smoking” in the newly-published International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy. The encyclopedia – which is available...

iRT Partners with College Access for All

June 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

iRT has partnered with College Access for All, an initiative developed by NYC Schools and Mayor Bill de Blasio to ensure all students are engaged in a “college-ready” culture. Hundreds of schools participate in this initiative, which was designed to help students form a career and college plan upon graduation from high school. College Access for All provides several support services...

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