Development of Psycho-Social Competence Among Young Black and Latino Boys
Oscar Barbarin, III, Ph.D.
Monday, April 9, 2012
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
113 Carnegie Building
Dr. Barbarin will present data on changes (from pre-K through 2nd grade) in social relations and social skills for boys of color. Discussion will focus on ideas for interventions to improve social and academic competence.
Dr. Barbarin is a professor at Tulane University and holds the Lila L. and Douglas J. Hertz Endowed Chair in Psychology. He received his doctorate from Rutgers University. Currently his research examines educational interventions for achievement and social well-being and the role of community and family in health risks and health threat.