Youth-Nex | The U.Va. Center to Promote Effective Youth Development
Wellness Conference Highlights
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Williams & Hurd Chosen as WT Grant Scholars
ONLY 5 SELECTED IN THE COUNTRY
Annual Conference to Focus on After-School Contexts
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The Truth About Teenagers
YOUTH-NEX FEATURED IN UVA MAGAZINE
School Discipline Report Released
Focus on "School-to-Prison-Pipeline"
YN Work Featured on Katie Couric Show
YOUTH-NEX — The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development — is a transdisciplinary center promoting healthy youth development, educational attainment and learning. Working across the University, Youth-Nex focuses on the assets of young people and works in a wide variety of areas including health management, civic engagement and education. Youth-Nex also aims to prevent youth problems such as violence, physical and mental health issues, substance abuse and school failure.
Youth-Nex programs of research focus on critical areas of youth development. These programs are multi-investigator, cross-disciplinary systematic research efforts. Each program is led by a U.Va. faculty member possessing substantial experience and expertise. It is our goal to generate new understanding about the most useful practices and appropriate policies in youth development.