Topic: Families


Samantha Brown

Brown focuses on how adversity shapes the health and development of children and families experiencing psychosocial risk, and developing and testing family-oriented interventions.

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Douglas Coatsworth

The director of the CSU Prevention Research Center, Coatsworth focuses on promoting health and well-being through family interventions that foster positive parenting, effective family functioning, and youth resilience. He also studies mindfulness and compassion-based interventions for youth, families and organizations. 

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Marc Winokur

Winokur is the director of the Social Work Research Center. His work focuses on child welfare, kinship care, foster care, residential placements, adoption, family preservation services, juvenile sex offender treatment, trauma screening, and risk and safety assessment in child protective services.

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