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YUANYUAN ZHANG PRESENTED RESEARCH AT THE ICM!

Please feel free to contact her to request slides!

Zhang, N., Smith, I., & Ginsburg, G. (2022). Parental Psychopathology Increases Offspring’s Suicide Risk: Lack of Perceived Control as a Mediator. Paper presentation at the 2022 Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

NA ZHANG GAVE A TALK TO PARENTS IN sTAMFORD!

On September 15th 2022, the Family Centers in Connecticut invited Dr. Zhang to give a talk to parents who participate in their programs. The topic was: “Supporting children’s healthy development – The “being” and “doing” in parenting“. To facilitate Spanish-speaking parents to attend, the talk was live-translated into Spanish!

NA ZHANG PRESENTED RESEARCH AT THE SOCIETY FOR PREVENTION RESEARCH (spr) 30TH ANNUAL MEETING!

Please feel free to contact her to request slides and poster!

Zhang, N., Smith, I., & Ginsburg, G. (2022). Parental Psychopathology Increases Offspring’s Suicide Risk: Lack of Perceived Control as a Mediator. Paper presentation at the 2022 Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Zhang, N., O’Hara, K., Xia, M., Tein, J., Wolchik, S., & Sandler, I. (2022). Parent Ethnicity and Distress Are Associated with Latent Trajectories of Post-Divorce Discipline: An Effectiveness Randomized Controlled Trial of a Parenting Intervention. Poster presentation at the 2022 Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

UConn TODAY: aN ONLINE PROGRAM SUPPORTS MENTAL WELLBEING FOR PARENTS AND CHILDREN AFFECTED BY DIVORCE

Dr. Na Zhang received an NIH/NIMH K01 grant to design an online mindfulness training module and test its feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy combined with an established behavioral parenting training intervention for divorced or separated parents experiencing psychological distress

UConn Study: Improved Parenting Reduced Youth Suicide Risk by Combating Negative Self-Views in Bereaved Children

Dr. Na Zhang’s study published in Developmental Psychopathology examines the unanticipated reduction in suicide risk among parentally bereaved youth when their surviving parent or caregiver participates in an evidence-based program intended to provide general grief support.

Na Zhang received the 2021 Barbara Thompson Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families Award!

Dr. Na Zhang’s winning paper is titled: “The physiological regulation of emotion during social interactions: Vagal flexibility moderates the effects of a military parenting intervention on father involvement in a randomized trial”