Cindy Crusto, PhD, New Associate Dean for Gender Equity, Brings a Focus on Systems Change and Intersectionality
Psychiatry professor Cindy Crusto, PhD, has accepted the role of Associate Dean for Gender Equity and director of the Office for Women in Medicine and Science beginning in January 2022.
Netflix’s ‘Maid’ Helped Me Open Up About Domestic Violence
Tami Sullivan, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Family Violence Research and Programs in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, spoke to the publication Marie Claire about domestic violence and psychological and emotional abuse.Source: Marie Claire
Connecticut LGBTQ+ Community Survey Needs Assessment Report Released
The results of a statewide survey and needs assessment of the LGBTQ+ community in Connecticut have been released. The Consultation Center at Yale, a program of the Yale Department of Psychiatry, partnered with Connecticut’s LGBTQ+ Health and Human Services Network and the Connecticut Department of Public Health Office of Health Equity to create and launch the first statewide LGBTQ+ survey and needs assessment in early 2021. Among the survey organizers was Amy Griffin, MA, Director of Health Evaluation Initiatives at The Consultation Center.
Planning grant awarded to design a coordinated evaluation of CCDF policies and initiatives in Connecticut
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research (OPRE) has awarded an 18-month planning grant to Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) and the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) to plan an evaluation of CCDF policies and initiatives in Connecticut.
New research on the effects of preschool dosage and instructional alignment on child outcomes
As the nation thinks seriously about expanding access to preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds, it is important for research to improve our understand of the structures and processes that are most likely to contribute to students’ success.
Crouch Receives F32 Award from NIAAA to Study Alcohol Use Among Alaska Native Populations
Maria Crouch, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry, has been awarded an F32 Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
Yale Health Professional School Educators Share Medical Education Innovations and Research at Annual Med Ed Day
“How can we uphold and help the Yale System be strong and move forward into the next decade?” Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Deputy Dean for Education, Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS, professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, asked this question during her keynote remarks at the ninth annual Medical Education Day at Yale (Med Ed Day).
Cindy Crusto Becomes First Female African American Professor in Yale Psychiatry History
After spending the last 22 years at Yale, Crusto was recently promoted to Professor of Psychiatry, making her the first African American woman in the history of the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine to reach that rank.
Crusto Selected for 2021-22 Women's Leadership Fellowship
Cindy Crusto, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Deputy Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Department of Psychiatry, has been accepted as a Fellow in the 2021-2022 Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women.
Supporting ongoing quality improvement in early childhood education by focusing on standards, curriculum, and assessment
The OEC and the RESC Alliance are working together to provide Quality Improvement Supports related to Standards, Curriculum, and Assessment for early childhood education providers.
Lessons learned: PEER’s evaluation of the Preschool Development Grant
In collaboration with the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) and State Department of Education (SDE), PEER recently completed a study of the association between children's participation in the Preschool Development Grant (PDG) program and kindergarten outcomes.
COVID-19 stressors and parenting practices: Initial results from Penn State/Yale study of family wellbeing and child safety
Dr. Christian Connell of Penn State University and Dr. Michael Strambler of the Partnership for Early Education Research (PEER) at Yale University partnered to examine the relationship between COVID-19 stressors, COVID-19 distress, parental neglect, and parenting practices by surveying a representative sample of families of children ages 0-18. The study is currently under review at a scientific journal, and Drs. Connell and Strambler believe that this is the largest regional investigation of its kind to date.
Crusto Receives Award for Distinguished Contribution to Diversity in Psychology
Cindy Crusto, PhD, Associate Professor and Deputy Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, is the 2020 recipient of the Connecticut Psychological Association (CPA) Award for Distinguished Contribution to Diversity in Psychology.
PEER concludes initial evaluation of Maritime Odyssey Preschool’s early STEM education model
PEER has concluded the initial evaluation of the early STEM education model implemented at Maritime Odyssey Preschool. Over the past two years, PEER worked with Odyssey Learning, Inc. and The Maritime Aquarium to develop a logic model, design and initial implementation, and examine the association of program participation with child outcomes.