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Anthony Petrosino

WestEd's Anthony Petrosino Receives the 2018 Robert Boruch Award

WestEd’s Anthony Petrosino is the recipient of the prestigious Robert Boruch Award for Distinctive Contributions to Research that Informs Public Policy. This award, given by the Campbell Collaboration, recognizes and honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to research on social interventions that inform public policy in areas such as criminal justice, education, and social welfare.

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WestEd Will Lead Evaluation of Critical Training for Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program

WestEd’s Justice & Prevention Research Center is recipient of a significant award from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to evaluate training provided to police investigators assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program.

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Creating a More Positive, Connected School Climate

Learn about a student-led effort to break down barriers and implement restorative justice practices in Louisiana’s largest school district.

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hat Do We Know About the Effects of School-Based Law Enforcement on School Safety?

New Research Brief Examines School Police and School Safety

Does having a police presence make schools safer for students, teachers, and staff?

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Anthoy Petrosino

Join WestEd at the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy Symposium

The symposium will be held at George Mason University on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

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WestEd Published Articles

Review of Evidence-Based Registries Relevant to Crime Prevention

WestEd's Claire Morgan and Anthony Petrosino coauthored the review.

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Anthoy Petrosino

Increase Safety for All Children, Adults, Schools, and Communities

Learn about the WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center's mission to promote positive school environments.

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Healthy U: Promoting Sexual Health Among Juvenile Offenders, New Webinar, 3/27

The Healthy U app aims to curb unplanned teen pregnancy by educating young males, ages 14-19.

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AERA 2018 Annual Meeting

Join WestEd at AERA 2018

WestEd staff will be involved in more than 20 sessions, chairing, presenting, or serving as discussant.

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Blending Business and Education Practices to Develop School Transformation Leaders

An innovative leadership program helped to spark school improvement in five states.

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