October 15, 2010

Symposium Celebrating the Legacy of Norman Garmezy

The Department of Psychology ~ College of Liberal Arts Institute of Child Development ~ College of Education & Human Development In collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry and Human Capital Research Collaborative present
Risk and Resilience in Mental Health and Development

October 22, 2010
8:30am - 5:00pm
Mississippi Room at Coffman Union
University of Minnesota

Open to the Public

A Symposium Celebrating the Legacy of Norman Garmezy
8:30 am Welcoming Reception

9:00 - 10:30 Session 1

Michael Rutter - Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London
Implications of Resilience Concepts for Scientific Understanding
Arnold Sameroff, University of Michigan
"Accentuate the positive! Eliminate the negative!"

11:00 - 12:00 Session 2
Keith Nuechterlein - University of California Los Angeles The Puzzle of Schizophrenia: Tracking the Core Role of Cognitive Deficits Dante Cicchetti, University of Minnesota A Multilevel Perspective on Resilient Adaptation under Conditions of Extreme Stress: An Illustration from the Study of Maltreated Children and Adolescents

1:30 - 3:00 Session 3

Ann Masten - University of Minnesota
Developmental Cascades: The Legacy of Project Competence
Douglas Coatsworth, Pennsylvania State University
The Growth of Prevention Science: Garmezy's Indirect Legacy
Rebecca Shiner - Colgate University
Personality Traits in the Positive Development of Young People

3:30 - 5:00 Session 4

Jelena Obradović - Stanford University
How can the Study of Physiological Reactivity Contribute to our
Understanding of Risk and Resilience Processes in Development?

Tuppett Yates - University of California at Riverside
Representation and Regulation in Development: A View of Resilience from
Atop a Giant's Shoulders

Closing Panel and Discussion - with Obradović, Rutter, Sameroff, &Yates
New Horizons

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October 1, 2010

School of Social Work - Presentations on Innovative Social Change Efforts

School of Social Work Leadership for a just and caring society Work in Progress... Presentations on Innovative Social Change Efforts

Date: Friday, October 8, 2010
Time: Noon to 1:00pm
Place: 280 Peters Hall, St. Paul Campus, University of Minnesota

Working with men & boys in
Southern Africa to
promote gender

Dean Peacock, M.S.W.

Executive Director, Sonke Gender Justice
Co-Chair, MenEngage Alliance
Member, U.N. Secretary General's Network of
Men Leaders

The Sonke Gender Justice Network works across Africa to strengthen government, civil soci-
ety and citizen capacity to support men and boys to take action to: (1) promote gender equal-
ity, (2) prevent domestic and sexual violence, and (3) reduce the spread and impact of HIV and
AIDS. In this way the organization contributes to the development of societies in which men,
women, youth and children can enjoy equitable, healthy and happy relationships that contrib-
ute to the development of just and democratic societies.

For more information contact:
Jeffrey Edleson
School of Social Work
(612) 624-8795

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