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Supporting Parents in Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: Lessons Learned from Developmental Science on Parenting and Adolescence

February 10, 2023

Parents still matter during our adolescent years. Guest bloggers Estelle Berger, Camille Cioffi, and Leslie Leve offer research-based recommendations for supporting youth and their parents in treatment for opioid use disorder.

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Positive Youth Development is a Family Affair

November 30, 2021

Digital Content Contributor Allyson Nesmith writes about the importance of the family context in adolescence and recaps our latest webinar with Dr. Velma McBride Murry in our latest blog post.

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After Grad: Living with Family, Now as a Young Adult

May 28, 2021

CDA’s Digital Communications Intern Allyson Nesmith explains how this renegotiation of family roles and responsibilities can be handled in ways that end up preparing us for healthy relationships throughout our lives.

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Science in Action: A Research-Informed Intervention that Supports Youth in Foster Care

April 29, 2021

National Scientific Council member Dr. Leslie Leve, University of Oregon, spoke recently about how research can pinpoint the “key ingredients” that make more effective programs and interventions for youth.

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Adolescents Don’t Have to Write the “Next Chapter” Alone

April 23, 2021

It might seem like a paradox, but successfully transitioning to being an independent adult requires support from and close connections with peers and trusted adults. Our brilliant Digital Communications Intern Allyson Nesmith writes about the importance of this support as she approaches college graduation.

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