June/July 2022 Chronicles

New Projects Dr. Sheena Gardner will conduct an evaluation for the Madison County Juvenile Drug Treatment Court. Dr. Gardner will be responsible for evaluating the implementation of the After-School Program and providing performance measure data required by the Office of Justice Programs. Dr. Sheena Gardner will serve as Principal Investigator for the “DYS Annual Report”… Continue Reading June/July 2022 Chronicles

April 2022 Chronicles

Awards & Recognition Emile Creel and Bethany Deuel received an Award of Excellence at the Public Relations Association of Mississippi state conference for work on the SSRC’s 2021 Annual Report. Read more at https://bit.ly/3KONk9s.       Sarah Dulaney competed in the undergraduate three-minute thesis competition during the Mississippi State University Undergraduate Research Symposium and… Continue Reading April 2022 Chronicles

March 2022 Chronicles

New Projects Lisa Long will lead Project ECHO for Childcare Providers working with Toddlers. Long will facilitate project management work for the project, assist with childcare provider recruitment and registration, ECHO session scheduling, and content, logistics, inputting of childcare provider information into Project ECHO system, elicitation of case studies, issuing professional development… Continue Reading March 2022 Chronicles

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February 2022 Chronicles

New ProjectsDr. Sheena Gardner will serve as Principal Investigator for the 2021 Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Report. Researchers will assess DMC within Mississippi’s juvenile system. States participating in the Federal Formula Grants Program are required by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 2002 to collect juvenile justice data to… Continue Reading February 2022 Chronicles

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December 2021/January 2022 Chronicles

New Projects Dr. Angela Roberston and Dr. Sheena Gardner will serve as Principal Investigator and co-Principal Investigator, respectively, on “Research on Juvenile Court Intake Practices and Reoffending.” The goals of this research are to examine how juvenile justice practice regarding risk assessment, court intake processing, and case handling affect juvenile reoffending… Continue Reading December 2021/January 2022 Chronicles

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October 2021 Chronicles

2021 Annual Report The 2021 Annual Report includes features stories, project updates, presentation & award highlights, and more. Read today at https://bit.ly/3bFalg8. New Projects Dr. Robert McMillen will serve as Principal Investigator for  “Smoke-Free Policy Disparities and Outcomes in Rural Communities in Southern States.”  The University of Kentucky College of Nursing and… Continue Reading October 2021 Chronicles

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September 2021 Chronicles

New Projects Dr. Sheena Gardner will conduct an evaluation for the Rankin County Youth Court’s juvenile drug court. Dr. Gardner will be responsible for monitoring the project’s adherence to best practice standards, evaluate the effectiveness of the project, track participant outcomes and trends, and fidelity to evidence-based treatment models. Dr. Heather Hanna and… Continue Reading September 2021 Chronicles