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‘Minority & Immigrant Youth: Achievement, Adaptation & Mental Health’

Hear several national experts give insights on the topic “Ethnic Minority and Immigrant Youth: Achievement, Adaptation, and Mental Health.”

UNCG’s 2014 Kendon Smith Lecture Series will be held Thursday and Friday, April 10-11. The event is sponsored by the Department of Psychology at UNCG, and attendance is free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 10, School of Education Building, Room 114
“A Perfect Storm: Disparities for Immigrant Youth Needing Behavioral Health Care”
Dr. Margarita Alegria, Harvard University, 1:45 p.m.

“Transnationalism of the Heart: Psychological and Educational Implications of Family Separations”
Dr. Carola Suarez-Orozco, UCLA, 3:15 p.m.

Friday, April 11 Curry Building, Room 225
“Trajectories of academic and psychological well being among ethnic minority adolescents: Findings from the Center for Research on Culture, Development, and Education”
Dr. Diane Hughes, New York University, 9 a.m.

“Why do Latino Teens Help Their Family and What Does it Mean for their Development?”
Dr. Andrew Fuligni, UCLA, 10:30 a.m.

Additional information is available from Melanie Nickerson, mdnicker@uncg.edu, 334-5480, or at http://www.uncg.edu/psy/ksl14.html