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02/02/2021 — Season 2, Episode 2: Protecting Children from the Negative Impact of ACEs with Dr. Amanda Sheffield MorrisListen to Rise Relilient Podcast


02/07/2020 — Family-related factors influence suicidality, self-injury in childrenRead article on Healio.


Dr. Amanda Morris and Dr. Jennifer Hays-Grudo are celebrating their new book Adverse & Protective Childhood Experiences! — During the COVID-19 pandemic, children and families are experiencing new and often extreme types of adversity. This book provides an up-to-date synthesis of the research on childhood adversity and how trauma can negatively affect behavior, development, and health. It then offers practical strategies for helping adults, children, and communities respond to the challenges of adversity and promote resilience throughout the lifespan. Order Book Today.


12/26/2019 — Building Better Brains from Infancy to AdolescenceRead article on tulsakids


10/2018 — Morris receives OSU Regents Distinguished Teaching AwardRead article on OSU News


09/07/2018 — Parenting and EmotionWatch video on YouTube


03/05/2018 — Faculty Experts: Dr. Amanda Sheffield Morris — Hear Dr. Morris talk about her research on social and emotional development in children and adolescents. Watch video on OKState


04/11/2017 — What if scientists could predict mental disorders? Go inside the Laureate Institute for Brain Research in Tulsa — The Adolescent Brain Development Study (ABCD) was featured in a piece in the Tulsa World about Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR). Read article on Tulsa World


Active Parenting: The First Five Years — Dr. Amanda Morris and Ruth Slocum are contributing authors on the new edition of the parenting curriculum, Active Parenting: The First Five Years. Get a sneak peek of the new curriculum here.


03/24/2016 — Parenting the Tweenage Brain — with Dr. Amand Morris. Laureate Institute for Brain Research: Healthy Brains for a Healthy Oklahoma Series. Watch video on YouTube


02/25/2016 — How the Brain Grows Up — with Dr. Martin Paulus. Laureate Institute for Brain Research: Healthy Brains for a Healthy Oklahoma Series. Watch video on YouTube


Spotlight on: Legacy for Children™ at OSU — OSU's Legacy for Children™ program was highlighted on page 11 in the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report. Find out more about Legacy for Children™ here.


Lie With Dogs, Get Fleas — An announcement of the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology publication, “Direct and indirect links between peer factors and adolescent adjustment difficulties.” Read article on NYU Shanghai


10/12/2015 — Cap Tulsa receives $13 million to expand CareerAdvance programRead article on TulsaWorld


09/25/2015 — NIH launches landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain developmentRead article on National Institutes of Health


01/30/2015 — Studying the Lives of Children and Families at RiskRead article in Vanguard Magazine


09/12/2012 — OSU-Tulsa study seeks to identify factors that help teenage girls live happier lives


04/18/2012 — Oklahoma 40 Under 40: Amanda Sheffield MorrisWatch video on YouTube


03/29/2012 — Inside OSU with Burns Hargis, featuring Dr. Amanda Morris — Oklahoma State University (OSU) President Burns Hargis visits the OSU-Tulsa campus to learn more about its variety of programs. Watch video on YouTube

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