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McSilver Gets NICHD R01 Grant to Study Child Maltreatment Intervention

The Safe Mothers Safe Children clinical trial will focus on caregivers in the hopes of reducing repeated instances of maltreatment in families involved in child welfare systems. NEW YORK — May 26, 2021 — The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research has received federal funding to study a novel child maltreatment intervention called Safe Mothers […]

Study: Self-Reported Suicide Attempts Rising In Black Teens As Other Groups Decline

Adding to what is known about the growing crisis of suicide among American teens, a team led by researchers at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University have uncovered several troubling trends during the period of 1991-2017, among Black high school students, in particular. Their findings were published in the November 2019 issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.