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Dr. Sarah Stoddard Presents at the 2017 UMSN Dean’s Research Day
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The annual University of Michigan School of Nursing Dean’s Research Day took place on April 3rd, 2017. Dr. Stoddard’s presentation was entitled “Thinking about the Future as a Substance Use Prevention Strategy: The Role of Positive Future Orientation on Adolescent Substance Use Intentions and Behaviors.” For more information on the day and for access to
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Dr. Stoddard Presents at International Conference
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Dr. Sarah Stoddard recently presented at the International Conference in Phuket, Thailand. Follow the link below to view her slides, and be sure to check out the Updates page for more information! stoddard_international_-conference_2016_slides      

Pathways4Youth Research featured in UM School of Nursing ‘News at a Glance!’
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Pathways4Youth research is featured in the School of Nursing’s September issue of ‘News at a Glance.’ Pathways4Youth alum Rena Steiger, Director Sarah Stoddard, and Research Area Specialist Jennifer Pierce explore how future goals impact risk-taking behavior in adolescents in their paper, “Adolescents’ future orientation and nonmedical use of prescription drugs.” Read the full article here.

Dr. Stoddard featured in Michigan Research Newsletter!
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Check out this month’s Michigan Research newsletter featuring Pathways4youth Director, Dr. Sarah Stoddard, in an article on the History of Violence. Dr. Stoddard’s work with adolescents in Flint and Detroit to identify strengths and future goals as an intervention against substance use and violence is described in the ‘Future Plans’ section of the article. Check out the
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Resources for Emotional Recovery after Orlando
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This past weekend, a horrific act of violence occurred in Orlando. As we figure out how to move forward, we hope that the following resources may be useful in understanding how to cope with the trauma many are experiencing. For information around recovery after trauma: American Psychological Association site on recovering from trauma and disasters: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/recovering-disasters.aspx
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New Pathways4Youth Event!
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Dr. Sarah Stoddard, Director of the Pathways4Youth Research Lab, will be presenting her poster “Risk & Protective Factors for Youth Alcohol and Marijuana Use: An Ecological Approach” at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting. View her poster here and check out our Updates page for more information about this event and other happenings in the
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Interested in learning more?
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Check out our resources page to learn more about Youth Violence and Substance Use Prevention!

Our Research
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Check out the different projects the Pathways4Youth Research team is working on here!

What is Positive Youth Development?
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Positive Youth Development is an intentional process of engaging youth in a constructive and productive manner. Read more about positive youth development here.

How do we prevent youth violence?
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What are the most effective ways to prevent violence? The CDC reports that the prevention strategies that are proving effective include school programs designed to benefit all youth by changing how they think about violence and by building skills to resolve problems. Read more about the CDC’s Youth Violence Prevention work here.