Spearheaded by Des Runyan, John Fluke and Carol Runyan, The Kempe Center has developed a series of courses in child abuse research in order to expand the numbers of researchers working in this field and better prepare these researchers to apply for NIH and other support for their work. This is a week long intensive program. Instructors include faculty from Kempe and a number of other leading research organizations and universities. The basic research courses also include daily mentoring with instructors and other visiting professionals.
· Expand the pool of scholars trained to conduct child maltreatment research, increasing knowledge and the evidence base
· Provide research training to clinicians working in the child maltreatment field
· Three Courses
· National and international participants representing multiple disciplines
· Graduate course credit available
· Limited, competitive scholarships available
For more information on how to prepare for the course and what to expect from attending, see our expectations overview: HERE
Course 1: Fundamentals of Clinical and Epidemiological Research - Designed for Child Abuse Clinicians to develop research skills
Course 2: Challenges & Opportunities in Child Maltreatment Research -Designed for trained researchers from multiple disciplines (e.g., public health, social work, behavioral and social sciences) who are interested in applying their disciplinary expertise to examining topics related to child abuse working.
Course 3: Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Research and Evaluation through a Public Health Lens— Exploring Issues of Design, Implementation, and Evaluation Designed for public health and social science graduate students/postdocs
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