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How are the Children?

April 21, 2019
We know that one of the top issues facing our schools is how to support students’ mental health. Hospitals in Minnesota and across the country are finding the number of children and youth ending up… Read more »

Advocating for Indicators of Community Assets and Well-Being

April 16, 2019 by Richard Chase
What if we knew more about the number of children who demonstrate curiosity, ingenuity, honesty, and respect? Or who are proud of their cultural, ethnic, or social identity?

Key Takeaways from the Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment Conference

April 15, 2019
Three Wilder Research staff share their takeaways on intersectionality and culturally responsive evaluation after a national conference.

10 Reasons Schools Should Have Youth Mental Health Services On-Site

April 2, 2019
Nearly 20 percent of youth in the United States experience a mental, emotional or behavioral health condition every year. Yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half… Read more »

Grassroots Organizations Have a Role in Light of the UN Global Engagement Agenda

March 27, 2019
Research volunteer Ksenia Oleneva shares her experience attending a UN summit of grassroots organizations and students to jointly commit to action under the theme Shared Partnerships - Shared… Read more »

Five Ways to Create a Caregiver-Friendly Workplace

February 25, 2019
More than one in six Americans working full-time or part-time are also providing unpaid care to a family member or friend. Some workers are “sandwich caregivers”, raising children as well as caring… Read more »

In Their Own Voices: Five Books by Caregivers about the Caregiving Experience

January 23, 2019 by Parichay Rudina
One of the most amazing moments in the caregiver support groups at Wilder is when two people with different caregiving situations realize that they are experiencing incredibly similar emotions,… Read more »

Health Equity Now: Public Health Takeaways

January 14, 2019 by Amanda Hane
Three Research staff share their takeaways on recent research, emerging trends, and measuring impact after attending the American Public Health Association conference.
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