The UW's Social Development Research Group and SDRG director Richard Catalano, PhD were featured in Prevention Action, an online news publication reporting internationally on innovation and effectiveness among programs for improving children's health and development.
"While families, schools, communities and children’s service agencies are concerned about consequences of delinquency and drug abuse of young people, the Seattle Social Development Project (SSDP) is one of handful of longitudinal studies which has sought specifically to understand the influences and development of these problems." [read more...]
A profile of Dr. Catalano acknowledges his lifetime of work as "the man who is making a difference." [read more...]
Congratulations to Dr. Catalano and SDRG for thirty years of contribution to the well-being of families, schools, and communities!