iRT Represents Prevention Central Suite At National Anti-Drug Forum

2020-12-29T13:06:39+00:00

Representing a suite of prevention products hosted on the Prevention Central website (www.PreventionCentral.net), researchers from innovation Research & Training (iRT) attended the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) National Leadership Forum in National Harbor, MD, from February 4th to 7th, 2019. Representing a suite of prevention products hosted on the Prevention Central...

iRT Represents Prevention Central Suite At National Anti-Drug Forum2020-12-29T13:06:39+00:00

Journal of Health Communication Publishes iRT Study

2020-12-29T13:10:12+00:00

iRT is pleased to announce that an evaluation of the Media Aware program has been published in the Journal of Health Communication. Media Aware (Sexual Health for Middle School) is a teacher-led program that uses media literacy education to help adolescents learn about a wide range of sexual and relationship health topics. In the published research study, Media Aware was compared to traditional...

Journal of Health Communication Publishes iRT Study2020-12-29T13:10:12+00:00

iRT Awarded Grant for Further Development of a High School Media Literacy Education Program for Sexual Health Promotion

2020-12-29T13:14:18+00:00

innovation Research & Training (iRT) is honored to announce that it has received a grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) to further develop and evaluate the Media Aware program.   Media Aware is a comprehensive sexual health education program for high school students that uses a media literacy education...

iRT Awarded Grant for Further Development of a High School Media Literacy Education Program for Sexual Health Promotion2020-12-29T13:14:18+00:00

iRT Senior Research Scientist to Conduct Training in Berlin on EEPM

2020-12-29T13:15:11+00:00

Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, Senior Research Scientist, will be conducting a 2-day, in-person workshop in Berlin, Germany, on June 25 and 26, 2018, for the Netzwerk Berliner Kinderpatenschaften e.V. The purpose of the network is to provide training on how mentoring programs can assess and improve their youth mentoring program quality.  Participants will learn about the program practice standards for...

iRT Senior Research Scientist to Conduct Training in Berlin on EEPM2020-12-29T13:15:11+00:00

iRT Researchers to Present at the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Annual Meeting 2018

2020-12-29T16:43:22+00:00

Dr. Rebecca Stelter, Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, and Dr. Allison Schmidt from innovation Research & Training (iRT) travelled to Washington DC to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) and to present a poster titled, “Using the Strategic Prevention Framework to Prevent Drugged Driving.” SPR is an international organization of researchers dedicated to a...

iRT Researchers to Present at the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Annual Meeting 20182020-12-29T16:43:22+00:00

Janis Kupersmidt, innovation Research & Training, innovation Research & Training Receives a William T. Grant Research Award

2020-12-29T16:44:04+00:00

December 18, 2017 New York, NY--The William T. Grant Foundation is pleased to announce that Janis Kupersmidt, innovation Research & Training, Jean E. Rhodes, Dept. of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, Sarah Schwartz, Dept. of Psychology, Suffolk University, and Renee Spencer, Dept. of Human Behavior, School of Social Work, Boston University, received a Research Award under the...

Janis Kupersmidt, innovation Research & Training, innovation Research & Training Receives a William T. Grant Research Award2020-12-29T16:44:04+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

Dr. Kupersmidt to be a Keynote Speaker at Russia’s First International Mentoring Conference

2020-12-29T16:45:37+00:00

November 13, 2017 - Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, President and Senior Research Scientist at iRT and Mentoring Central, will be the keynote speaker at Global Mentori , Russia's First International Mentoring Conference. The conference will take place November 13th-14th in Moscow. The theme of the... November 13, 2017 - Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, President and Senior Research Scientist at iRT and Mentoring...

Dr. Kupersmidt to be a Keynote Speaker at Russia’s First International Mentoring Conference2020-12-29T16:45:37+00:00

Dr. Kupersmidt to Speak in the Netherlands about Latest Research News about Youth Mentoring

2020-12-29T16:46:22+00:00

November 9, 2017 - Dr. Janis Kupersmidt, iRT’s and Mentoring Central’s President and Senior Research Scientist, and Eline Heppe, doctoral student at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, presented at the Center of Expertise Social Innovation, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, on “Increasing the Effectiveness of Mentoring by Enhancing Mentoring Program Practices...

Dr. Kupersmidt to Speak in the Netherlands about Latest Research News about Youth Mentoring2020-12-29T16:46:22+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
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