Thursday, September 19, 2013
OSU Center for Family Resilience offers free community presentation to promote healthy families
The Center for Family Resilience at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa will host a nationally renowned expert on childhood psychopathology and socialization within the family for a free community presentation on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 4 p.m. in North Hall 151.
Dr. James Snyder, professor of psychology at Wichita State University, will present "Risk, resilience, and resources: Psychosocial interventions and advocacy to promote healthy families and child development.” Snyder studies risk and protective factors associated with the development of conduct problems, aggression, anxiety disorders and depression.
Snyder is the director of two clinical research groups within the department of psychology at Wichita State University. The Child and Family Research Center promotes the education of social and emotional skills and the prevention of school failure. The Family Check Up Program was developed in the center as a brief, comprehensive assessment to strengthen families and help them identify and reach goals.