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NOVEMBER 12, 2014
Drug Policy Office awards grants to the Hamden Positive Choices Coalition, Post-Chronicle

NOVEMBER 11, 2014
GCC Hosts Youth Matters Celebration: Strengthening Youth-Adult Partnerships in New Haven, Gateway Community College, Public Affairs, Student News

OCTOBER 29, 2014
Yale-Bridgeport GEAR UP partnership opens doors for promising students, YaleNews

OCTOBER 16, 2014
Tami Sullivan was selected to attend a “Protect All Women” roundtable on 10/16/14 with Former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was seriously injured in a 2011 shooting rampage. Dr. Sullivan was joined by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, as well as more than a dozen legislators and leaders in the fields of domestic violence and law enforcement. Giffords is a co-founder of Americans for Responsible Solutions, which seeks to reduce gun violence and increase “sensible" gun control legislation. Click here for the full NBC news story and live video footage.

OCTOBER 7, 2014
The Consultation Center at Yale University and Citywide Youth Coalition were honored September 26, The Hartford Courant

OCTOBER 2, 2014
Derrick Gordon appointed to state’s Juvenile Justice Policy and Oversight Committee, Yale School of Medicine Psychiatry News

SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
US Sen. Murphy visits Bridgeport’s Fairchild Wheeler Magnet School, by L. Conner Lambeck, Education Matters, Connecticut Post

SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
Spotlight on Proper Disposal of Medication, Hamden Times with Kate Ramunni

SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren member featured in Together, The Official Blog of Generations United -- Barbara Wells, A Grandfamily's Unexpected Strengths, 9/17/14

AUGUST 20, 2014
Derrick Gordon has been nominated to receive the AJPH Paper of the Year Award. The November issue of the American Journal of Public Health will feature a column naming Dr. Gordon and co-authors as recipients, 8/20/14. The paper: The Role of Prevention in Promoting Continuity of Care in Prisoner Reentry Initiatives

AUGUST 16, 2014
Bridgeport schools teaming up with Yale University this fall to improve the social and emotional outcomes of students. Mike Strambler comments. CT Post

AUGUST 7, 2014
The nationally renowned Agency on Aging has featured The Consultation’s Center recent Medication Safety Fair Event, click here for more

JULY 23, 2014
Derrick Gordon was featured as a male adolescent expert in a U.S. News and World Report article entitled “Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds"

JULY 16, 2014
Michael Strambler receives award from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to create a Connecticut Early Childhood Education Research Alliance, Yale School of Medicine Psychiatry News

JUNE 27, 2014
“Grandfamilies” Graduate, a story about inspiration and accomplishment, New Haven Independent

JUNE 9, 2014
Nadia Ward was quoted in a US News and World Report article, entitled "Smart Summer Jobs for Kids," appearing in the MONEY Personal Finance section and written by Geoff Williams

MAY 29, 2014
The Consultation Center presented two awards for outstanding contributions that support the mission of The Consultation Center to promote health, wellness, and positive social change and to prevent individual and social problems and inequities:

  • Award for Individual Excellence presented to Erik Clemons, CEO & President of Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology, in recognition of his dedication to post-secondary career training and development for New Haven’s youth and adults
  • Award for Organizational Excellence presented to New Haven Family Alliance and its Executive Director, Barbara Tinney, MSW, in recognition of the vision and leadership of New Haven Family Alliance to foster family well-being so that New Haven children grow up in healthy families and a strong community

Photos and articles: Yale School of Medicine Psychiatry News and The Courant

MAY 27, 2014
The Youth Development Training and Resource Center (YDTRC) was in the news for its work on improving youth and police relations. Read the full story inThe Day.

MAY 17, 2014
The Consultation Center's Yale-Bridgeport GEAR UP Partnership was featured in the CT Post, Young men learn job - and life - skills at Harding High. Read article.

MAY 9, 2014
Cindy Crusto has joined a multidisciplinary research project that will focus on vulnerable children in South Africa. Read the article in the Yale School of Medicine Psychiatry News 5/9/14.

APRIL 30, 2014
The Youth Development Training and Resource Center (YDTRC) at The Consultation Center led two important recent events: "The Positive Choices Campaign," which was attended by Hamden Mayor Scott Jackson, and "The Power of Parents and Underage Drinking." Read more:

  • Post-Chronicle (4/30/14) - Jackson proclaims April 20 to 26 as Positive Choices Week in Hamden. Read article.
  • "POWER OF PARENTS" and underage drinking. Read article.

APRIL 2, 2014
Nadia Ward was quoted in a New York Post article, entitled "BACKUP PLAN," appearing on the front page of the HIGHER EDUCATION section and written by Joseph Gallivan. Read the article.

MARCH 19, 2014
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. led a roundtable on combating violence in New Haven. He was joined by Derrick M. Gordon, Ph.D., Director of the Program on Male Development at The Consultation Center and Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. Read more:

FEBRUARY 28, 2014
Joseph Gone, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology and of American Culture, University of Michigan: "Cultivating American Indian Culture as a Remedy for Substance Abuse: Creation of an Indigenous Intervention." This Grand Rounds was presented by the department's Division of Prevention and Community Research

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