Youth-Nex | The U.Va. Center to Promote Effective Youth Development
This Month: An Eye on Teens & Tech
Down and Dirty
Blog: Youth Wellness
Bradshaw Speaks at Congressional Briefing
Topic: School Safety and Violence Prevention
Invited Presentation: Maureen Weiss, Ph.D.
Feb. 27 - Physical Activity & Youth Development
Call for Papers
Special Issue - Journal of Youth Development
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.