Providing Pre-Match Training to Mentees Leads to More Realistic Expectations

2020-12-29T16:50:20+00:00

Mentoring programs understand that effectively training their mentors before they enter into a mentoring relationship is vital to producing positive outcomes for both the mentee and their mentoring relationship. Pre-match mentor training helps to establish higher quality and more enduring matches.  However, mentoring programs might be overlooking an important opportunity to prevent possible...

Providing Pre-Match Training to Mentees Leads to More Realistic Expectations2020-12-29T16:50:20+00:00

iRT Scientists to Present Research Findings, Prevention Programs at National Prevention Conference

2020-12-29T18:10:01+00:00

Durham, NC (September 12, 2014)—Scientists from innovation Research & Training (iRT) will be among researchers and practitioners presenting at the upcoming National Prevention Network annual research conference September 15-18 in Hartford, CT. Durham, NC (September 12, 2014)—Scientists from innovation Research & Training (IRT) will be among researchers and practitioners presenting at the...

iRT Scientists to Present Research Findings, Prevention Programs at National Prevention Conference2020-12-29T18:10:01+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 Partners with UMass Boston to Present Course on Mentoring Youth in the Age of Digital Media

2020-12-29T16:32:43+00:00

iRT Partners with UMass Boston to Present Course on Mentoring Youth in the Age of Digital Media DURHAM, NC, January 27, 2014—Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, president of innovation Research and Training (iRT) has been selected to serve as a panelist for a short course on youth mentoring in the digital age.  Developed by Dr. Jean Rhodes, director of the University of Massachusetts Boston...

iRT Partners with UMass Boston to Present Course on Mentoring Youth in the Age of Digital Media2020-12-29T16:32:43+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 an R21 award from NIDA.

2020-12-31T16:42:27+00:00

Dr. Tracy Scull and Dr. Janis Kupersmidt have received an R21 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to create a web-based media literacy education program to reduce risky sexual practices in community college students. Dr. Tracy Scull (Principal Investigator) and Dr. Janis Kupersmidt (Co-Investigator) have received an R21 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to...

iRT receives an R21 award from NIDA.2020-12-31T16:42:27+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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