Thursday, April 6 to Saturday, April 8, 2017

Symposium description:

Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting is organized by SRCD and will be held during Apr 6 – 8, 2017 at Austin Convention Center, in Austin, Texas. This is an opportunity for child development professionals and other researchers to connect and exchange information and ideas. The overarching theme for the 2017 Biennial Meeting is developmental science and society. Supporting this theme are the following four areas of emphasis:

  1. Poverty, Inequality and Developmental Science
  2. Global Change and Child Development
  3. Neuroscience and Child Development
  4. Behavioral Science and Public Policy


Navigating the Challenges and Complexities of Using Child Welfare Agency Data For Measuring Child Abuse and Neglect

Date and Time:

Sat, April 8, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM CST


  • Moderator: Beth Green, Portland State University
  • Panelist: Sacha Klein, Michigan State University
  • Panelist: Jessica Bartlett, Child Trends
  • Panelist: Lori Burrell, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  • Panelist: Sharon Vandivere, Child Trends


The Role of Developmental Science in the Juvenile Justice System

Date and Time:

Sat, April 8, 2017 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM CST

Presenting Author:

Kelly Murphy, Research Scientist, Child Trends 


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