Yearly Archives: 2015


Publications from ICR Researchers

ICR researchers have some new publications for 2015! Check out all our publications at

Maitra S, Brault MA, Schensul SL, Schensul JJ, Nastasi BK, Verma RK & Burleson JA. (2015) “An Approach to Mental Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Case Example from Urban India”, International Journal of Mental Health, 44:3, 215-230.

Mosher HI,

Check out our new webinar on Youth Participatory Action Research!

Check out our webinar on Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR):

This 90-minute recorded webinar was developed for the Oregon Public Health Division to provide an introduction to YPAR for their grantees.

YPAR is a promising evidence-based program for youth serving organizations (schools, government, local public health departments, or community-based organizations) to authentically engage youth in policies and programs that

The Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program joins the Connecticut Historical Society

Margaret Weeks, Executive Director, Institute for Community Research, 860-278-2044 ext. 229,
Jody Blankenship, Executive Director, Connecticut Historical Society, 860-236-5621,
Lynne Williamson, Director, Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program, 860-278-2044 x 251,

The Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program
joins the Connecticut Historical Society

[HARTFORD, Conn., June 12, 2015] — The Institute for Community Research (ICR) and

ICR and Lead by Example students hold an event on parent-teen communication

West Hartford high school students in the youth-led Lead by Example campaign, facilitated by ICR, hosted an event for parents of middle school students. “Opening Lines: A Student-Led Workshop for Parents on Talking with your Teen About Substance Use” grew out of youth research that found that effective parent-teen communication played an important role in shaping peer norms