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Dr. Douglas Smith Releases New Book

October 16, 2017

This book addresses how a societal shift in the timing of developmental tasks affects treatment outcomes for substance use disorders, which are among the most highly prevalent and costly mental health problems in the United States. It presents readers with a summary of the developmental period of emerging adulthood as well as a comprehensive review ... Read more

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DACA Recipient Visits D.C. To Plead For DREAM Act

October 11, 2017

By Rachel Otwell • Oct 9, 2017 |  NPR Illinois Online article About a hundred students traveled to Washington D.C. last week to urge Congress to pass the DREAM Act. Among them was Bruna Cardoso, a University of Illinois, School of Social Work graduate student. She came to the U.S. as a child from Brazil, ... Read more

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11th Annual Brieland Visiting Scholar Lecture

October 10, 2017

November 16, 2017 4:00-5:00pm Levis Faculty Center Third Floor Lecture Hall (300) 919 W Illinois St Urbana, IL 61801 Effective parenting is critical to human development.  Good parenting begins with having a choice and control over when parenting begins, having science-based and socially fitting parenting skills; having an array of supports for parenting; and having ... Read more