Child Development in a Diverse Majority Society Lecture Series

As part of a lecture series co-sponsored by the FACS department of human development and family science and the Society for Research in Child Development, FACS faculty member Emilie Smith will present a talk entitled "Preparing racial-ethnic minority children for STEM opportunities: Promoting identity and efficacy in community afterschool programs."

Smith uses mixed methods (observation, surveys, focus groups) to examine the role of community-based afterschool settings in terms of supporting children and families through the prevention of problem behavior and the promotion of positive youth development. Smith is currently serving as scholar-in-residence with the Society for Research in Child Development in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, April 2 at 11:00am to 12:15pm

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room
48 Baxter Street, Athens, GA 30602

Event Type

Lectures and Discussions

Tags

Women’s Interest

Event Contact Name

Emilie Smith

Event Contact Phone Number

706-542-4831

Event Contact Email

Emilie.Smith@uga.edu

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