Psychology Night Research Posters and Presentations

Poster Title

DePaul FCS


Bonita Johnson

Faculty Sponsor, if applicable

Dr. Molly Brown

Project Abstract

The DePaul’s Family and Community Services organization is a community center at DePaul that offers services to the public to strengthen and empowers families and children. The mission statement, specifically, for their organization is “DePaul Family and Community Services strengthens and empowers families and communities through innovative, evidence based, community-oriented services and the training of culturally competent, socially responsible professionals.” There is a plethora of services that they provide such as: Outpatient Child and Adolescent Program, Psychological Testing, Psychiatric Services and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. There are other programs within the organization that specializes in specific populations and other treatments. The internship site has specialty team that this intern worked at and what the presentation that you will see will be on the specific internship site, The Cities Project which is a program working with children in low-income neighborhoods regulate and strengthen stress coping mechanisms with the support of mentors. The team has done plenty of research on the benefits of stress reducing techniques in collaboration with mentors to work with the children to get a positive result. In the presentation, you will learn more about what the interns do to benefit the population at DePaul’s Family and Community Services.

Type of Research

Human Services Concentration


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