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Violence expert to deliver Interprofessional Lecture
Violence expert to deliver Interprofessional LectureMarch 09, 2004Kelly Homan Rodoskikahoman@syr.edu
James Garbarino, the Elizabeth Lee Vincent Professor of Human Development and co-director of the Family Life Development Center at Cornell University, will deliver Syracuse University’s second annual College of Human Services and Health Professions (HSHP) Interprofessional Lecture, March 16 at 7 p.m. in Grant Auditorium, College of Law. He will speak on “Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment.”
Garbarino’s current research focuses on the impact of family and community violence and trauma on child development, and interventions to deal with these effects.
He has authored or edited numerous books, including “Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment” (1995), “Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent And How We Can Save Them” (1999), and “And Words can Hurt Forever: How to Protect Adolescents from Bullying, Harassment, and Emotional violence” (2002), which he co-authored with Ellen deLara, assistant professor of social work in HSHP.
He has served as a consultant or advisor to a wide variety of organizations, including the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse, the National Institute for Mental Health and the American Medical Association.
He is the recipient of several awards and honors, including the C. Henry Kempe Award from the National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, the Mitchell Prize from the Woodlands Conference on Sustainable Societies, the American Humane Association’s Vincent De Francis Award for nationally significant contributions to child protection, and the American Psychological Association’s Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Public Service.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Lawrence University, and master’s and doctoral degrees from Cornell.
The Interprofessional Speaker Series, established in Fall 2002, brings to campus leading scholars and practitioners with backgrounds in interprofessional education, research and training in health and human services. Invited guests address topics of broad cross-professional interest around which students and faculty can to come together in intellectual discourse.
Garbarino’s talk, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the Childcare Council of Central New York. For more information, contact Debra Tafel at 443-5566 or firstname.lastname@example.org.