Psychologist Awarded $2.7 Million Grant to Evaluate Interventions to Improve Mental and Physical Health in Maltreated Children

Kristin Valentino is dedicated to understanding how adversity in early childhood — such as chronic poverty or maltreatment — can affect children’s mental and physical health later in life.

And she wants to know how psychologists can best intervene and improve outcomes for those children.

Valentino, the William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded a $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue exploring these issues in her latest project, “Pathways Linking Early Adversity and Support to Behavior and Physical Health.”

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September 24, 2018

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