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Speaker Series: How Developmental Science Can Improve Population Health and Well-Being at Birth

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Kenneth Dodge, Ph.D., Pritzker Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University 

Based on the presentation, participants will earn one free continuing education credit and be able to:

  1. Describe a theory of how children develop violent behavior patterns through early life experiences and cognitive processing.
  2. Recite the empirical evidence supporting interventions to prevent violent behavior in children. 
  3. Apply this knowledge to inform their clinical practice in school and clinic settings.”

About the speaker:

Kenneth A. Dodge is the Pritzker Professor of Public Policy and of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. He studies the development and prevention of aggressive and violent behaviors in children and families. He helped create the Fast Track program to prevent violent behavior in high-risk children and the Family Connects program to lower population rates of early child abuse. Dodge has published more than 500 scientific articles which have been cited more than 90,000 times, and he was elected into the National Academy of Medicine in 2015.




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