There Is No Normal

From happy to sad, anxious to relieved, frustrated to energized - our lives are filled with emotions. Emotions can help us respond to a crisis, motivate us to advocacy and action, or leave us feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us what it means to live in a society under heightened stress and we are seeing the daily impact of this stress on the lives of children, youth, and families. In this webinar, join Dr.

Applied Performance Psychology in High-Stress Environments

As humans, everything we do begins with a thought, and the quality of that thought has a direct impact on the next thing we do. This presentation and discussion will introduce overarching concepts pertaining to performance psychology as applied in high stress situations. Specific self-awareness and self-regulation skills will be shared by the Penn State University Athletic Department's Performance Psychology Services Team.

Bystander Intervention on Social Media: Examining Cyberbullying and Reactions to Systemic Racism

This report provides academic research on how people respond to cyberbullying and reactions to systemic racism. In addition, the authors' goal is to highlight bystander intervention strategies that are effective at constructing healthy communication, calming anger and frustration, and changing attitudes.

Building a Better Fundraising and Resourcing Strategy

One of the goals of CYFAR grants is to be sustainable after 5-years of funding.  Understanding how to cultivate relationships while building partnerships is a key part of sustainability.  Relationships are also important before asking for time, space, volunteers, funding or other resources.  The Fundraising Academy's Cause Selling Education will significantly increase fundraising, including gaining other resources, through the idea of building relationships first.  This educati

Human Subjects and Institutional Review Boards (IRB)

This video explains the importance of a community or school review board in order to protect the people involved in research from harm and experimenters from any legal issues. The review board must know what kind of data will be collected, how information will remain confidential, and how consent will be obtained. Consent can be collected passively or actively and is especially important when working with children.