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The Innovation in Child and Family Wellness Research Group (Innovative Wellness) seeks to offer innovative solutions to prevent adverse childhood experiences and promote child and family well-being through the development and dissemination of empirically-based knowledge, practice, and policy.

Innovative Wellness presents at the 2020 Society for Social Work Research conference in Washington D.C.

Last week, Dr. Sunny Shin and David Conley, a 4th year PhD candidate, represented Innovative Wellness at the 2020 Society for Social Work Research conference in Washington, DC. The team really valued sharing our findings with other social work professionals and the public. This year, we had four presentations covering our research. Two presentations focused […]

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Can parents reduce the negative impact of childhood trauma?

Young people who have experienced child abuse often struggle to cope in healthy ways. Many turn to alcohol, at even higher rates than the general young-adult population. What can concerned parents do? To find out, we conducted a study to examine how maternal and paternal warmth affects the impact of childhood exposure to maltreatment on […]

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