Events: Speaker Series (2001) - Adolescents at Risk: Research, Prevention and Policy

  • Pathways into Substance Use/Abuse Among Children of Alcoholics, Laurie Chassin, PhD, Arizona State University
  • Adolescents' Competence as Defendants in Criminal Court: Implications for Transfer. Tom Grisso, PhD, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine
  • Thinking About Prevention of Youth Violence: What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Learn? Patrick Tolan, PhD, Univ. of Illinois-Chicago
  • Adolescent Childbearing Within Families: A Case of Cause and Effect. Patricia East, PhD, Univ. of California - San Diego School of Medicine

Our mission

Is to conduct research, analyze policy, and provide education and community service. The purpose of CCFL's activities is to enhance the well-being of children, youth, and families.

Mother and her daughter

One hundred years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, how big my house was, or what kind of car I drove. But the world may be a little better, because I was important in the life of a child
- Forest Witcraft