What makes a good life?

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. . . Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life…
See the lecture here.

Mind Matters

Young people who have experienced trauma and toxic stress often have difficulty regulating their emotional responses when facing challenges in school, life, and relationships. As students learn the skills and strategies in Mind Matters, they can begin to say, “I am not a victim of what happened to me.”

Love Notes – EBP Model

You now have a new tool in your tool kit! An innovative approach to teen pregnancy prevention that appeals to older youth.
Love Notes was included in the federal Office of Adolescent Health’s Evidence Based Program list based on statistically significant decreases in sexual activity, increases in contraceptive use, and avoidance of pregnancy.

UL

Love Notes –

46% Drop in Pregnancy Rates

According to Principal Investigator, Anita Barbee of the University of Louisville, “Across the first year after the intervention, youth in Love Notes were 46% less likely to become pregnant or impregnate a partner than those in the control condition … MORE>>

Harvard

What Makes a Good Life?

3 Lessons on Life, Love, and Decision Making

The Harvard Grant Study adds to the growing pile of evidence about the importance of emotional intelligence and close relationships… These skills are strongly correlated with success, essential to navigating life’s ups and downs, and learnable … MORE>>


2nd Wednesday Webinar

SECOND WEDNESDAY WEBINAR

November 14

Implementing Erin’s Law Through Relationship Skills Education. Learn from Anita Barbee, Ph.D. from the University of Louisville, the research underpinnings that make Love Notes such an effective sexual abuse prevention intervention … Go here to find out more.

Inverse

Teen Boys Report More Dating Violence

Than Girls, Perplexing Scientists

Over the past ten years, Canadian researchers have been collecting data on one dark corner of society: teen dating violence. Boys, they show, are victims of personal dating violence, and in some cases are more often so than girls … MORE>>