Swati Bhatt

Digital Artist
She/Her/Hers
sbhatt@irtinc.us

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OVERVIEW

Swati Bhatt is a digital artist at iRT who has contributed to numerous mindfulness, mentoring, and media literacy projects. Her skills include animation, audio production, course building, graphic design, instructional design, illustrations, interactive media, and video production. She helps iRT courses, products, and product characters come alive. 

BACKGROUND

 

SPONSORED PROJECTS

Federal Grants and Contracts

Current

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Mechanisms of Media Literacy Education for Promoting Relationship Health in Older Adolescents. R01HD099134. (PI:  Tracy M. Scull) 4/6/2020-3/31/2025. The purpose of this project is to conduct a three-arm randomized control trial with older adolescents (i.e., ages 18-19) attending community college to isolate the effects of media literacy education (i.e., Media Aware program) on sexual and relationship health outcomes and to examine the trajectory of media literacy education effects on sexual and relationship health over time. Role: Co-Investigator.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Web-Based High School Media Literacy for Healthy Relationships. R44HD088254 (PI: Tracy M. Scull) 9/26/2018-5/31/2021. The purpose of this Phase II grant is to complete the development of a self-paced, highly interactive web-based program designed to provide high school-aged youth with comprehensive sexual health education using a media literacy education framework. An RCT will examine the effects of the program on adolescents’ media- and health-related outcomes. Role: Co-Investigator.

Completed

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Parent-Teen Communication to Resist Unhealthy Media Messages. R44HD082968 (PI: Tracy M. Scull) 4/1/2017-7/31/2019. The purpose of this Phase II grant is to finish the development of and evaluate the efficacy of Media Aware Parent, a self-paced program designed to provide parents with media mediation skills, sexual health knowledge, and practice in parent-adolescent communication through a highly interactive web application. Role: Co-Investigator. 

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Web-based High School Media Literacy for Healthy Relationships. R43HD088254 (PI: Tracy M. Scull) 9/26/2016-8/31/2018. The purpose of this Phase I grant was to develop and test the feasibility of a self-paced, highly interactive web-based program designed to provide high school-aged youth with comprehensive sexual health education using a media literacy education framework. Role: Co-Investigator. 

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Parent-Teen Communication to Resist Unhealthy Media Messages.R43HD082968 (PI: Tracy M. Scull) 9/23/2015-9/22/2016. The purpose of this Phase I grant was to develop and test the feasibility of Media Aware Parent, a self-paced program designed to provide parents with media mediation skills, sexual health knowledge, and practice in parent-adolescent communication through a highly interactive web application. Role: Co-Investigator.

National Institute on Drug Abuse. Media Literacy for Sexual Health in Older Adolescents. R21DA035665 (PI:  Tracy M. Scull) 9/15/2012-8/31/2016. The purpose of this grant is to develop and test the feasibility of a brief web-based media literacy education intervention to reduce risky sexual practices (e.g., intoxicated sex, unprotected sex, sex with multiple partners, sexual violence) in community college students. Role: Project Director.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Middle School Media Literacy for Reproductive Health – Phase II. R44HD061193 (PI:  Tracy M. Scull) 9/25/2012-7/31/2016. The purpose of this Phase II grant is to develop and evaluate a sexual health media literacy education program for middle school students. Role: Project Director.

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Middle School Media Literacy for Reproductive Health – Phase I. R43HD061193 (PI:  Tracy M. Scull) 9/25/2009-4/24/2011. The purpose of this grant is to create a middle school media literacy program for reproductive health focusing on romantic relationships, adolescent pregnancy prevention, and the prevention of STIs. Role: Project Coordinator.

Aware for Teens with 22q11DS

Building the Foundation for Mentees

Building the Foundation for Parents/Guardians

Building Your Mentoring Skills

Connected Scholars

DigiKnowIt News

Master Mind

Media Detective

Media Detective Family

Media Aware for Middle School Students

Media Aware for Young Adults

Animation/ Videoscribe

Art Direction

Audio Production

Content writing

e-Learning Development/Course Building

Graphic Design

Illustration

Character illustrations

Instructional Design

Interactive Media

Marketing/promotional materials

Video production