A key assumption at CARE: the most potent tools available to promote positive youth outcomes and risk reduction are the relationships in a young person’s life and the conversations that sustain and nurture those relationships. CARE is affiliated – or working collaboratively – with the following organizations.
CARE has sought collaborators that represent different, sometimes overlapping, cohorts of youth influencers, including the following.
The most potent tools available to promote positive youth outcomes and risk reduction are the relationships in a young person’s life and the conversations that sustain and nurture those relationships.
#2020Beyond was developed by Vistage International chairman Bob Berk with millennials in mind to help companies identify and develop their future leaders today.
A+ Advice for Parents is a syndicated column from CARE National Advisory Board member Leanna Landsmann.
Leanna is a former president of Time for Kids, Time, Inc.’s educational publication.
CARE director Stephen Gray Wallace provides content for approximately three columns per year..
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) represents more than 110,600 family physician, resident and medical student members. Family physicians play a critical role in improving the health of patients, families and communities across the United States. The AAFP is committed to helping family physicians improve the health of Americans by advancing the specialty of family medicine.
CARE is working with AAFP on presentation and continuing medical education opportunities.
The American Camp Association represents more than 2,400 camps with 5 million campers and 300,000 counselors. CARE’s educational alliance with ACA calls for joint original research, secondary data analysis using research ACA has already conducted, development of research-based counselor training content for deployment across multiple platforms and strengthening the role of summer camps in youth risk reduction.
CARE is working with ACA on joint research projects.
Camping Magazine is the trade publication for camp professionals and camp staff.
Clemson University is an American public, coeducational, land-grant and sea-grant research university located in Clemson, South Carolina. Founded in 1889, Clemson University consists of five colleges: Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences; Architecture, Arts and Humanities; Business and Behavioral Sciences; Engineering and Science; and Health, Education and Human Development.
CARE is working with the university’s Youth Development Leadership Program on research projects of mutual interest.
Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lumos teaches powerful public speaking — the art of storytelling and the craft of live verbal communication. Students are given the confidence and courage to own their beliefs, voice their opinions, and actively chase their aspirations. Students learn the power of public speaking before the prospect of it becomes debilitating.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) empowers school psychologists by advancing effective practices to improve students’ learning, behavior and mental health.
CARE is working with NFHS on joint research opportunities related to the impact of coaches on positive youth development, workforce preparedness, 21st Century Skill Set and civic engagement.
NBCUniversal, through its Education Nation program, has launched a new parenting resource, parenttoolkit.com. Education Nation is the NBC News initiative to engage citizens in a solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in the United States. Education Nation was launched in 2010 and continues to be a key feature in the news division through local events and on-air programming across the network’s shows and platforms throughout the year.
CARE is working with NBCUniversal on the development of new social-emotional content for parenttoolkit.com and participating in other educational endeavors, such as an NBC News Twitter Chat focused on youth drug use. Stephen Gray Wallace serves this initiative as a parenting expert.
Nova Southeastern University (NSU), through its Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), joined the CARE collaborative in 2016. NSU is a not-for-profit, independent university that is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. It is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. NSU has approximately 26,000 students, 170,000 alumni, a sprawling 314-acre Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus and a presence throughout Florida, the U.S. and nine countries around the world.
Dr. Scott Poland, a professor at CPS, represents the university on the CARE National Advisory Board.
PHE’s mission is to empower young people with the knowledge, skills and resources to make healthy decisions. It does so by training college students to teach a skills-based health curriculum in under-resourced high schools across the country.
The Pennsylvania State University is a public, state-related research university with campuses and facilities located throughout the state. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research and public service.
CARE is working with Penn State’s newly formed Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education to identify joint research and education opportunities. CARE is also pursuing collaboration with Penn State Hershey College of Medicine and Medical Center.
PsychologyToday.com provides commentary, research and news that cover all aspects of human behavior.
CARE director Stephen Gray Wallace contributes columns to PsychologyToday.com on a monthly basis.
RANE’S global network connects enterprises seeking risk management insights and services with thousands of leading risk experts around the globe. Its proprietary database and advisory service help enterprises find specialized risk experts – credentialed by RANE – across more than 200 categories of risk. They also enable risk service providers to scale their resources and secure engagements with new clients. RANE aims to bring together diverse experts and enterprises into a single collaborative community. They maximize the value of their network by mining its key insights and best practices and communicating them through their content, events, and advisory service. RANE was founded on the principle that in an increasingly interconnected world, our shared risks require shared solutions.
CARE is working with RANE on risk management related to school safety and security, medicine and mental health.
Redwood Recovery Solutions is a marketing agency servicing alcohol and drug abuse treatment facilities around the world. Through varied marketing strategies in a broad range of advertising verticals, Redwood Recovery Solutions directs individuals seeking addiction treatment to a network of facilities equipped to treat and meet their needs. The team at Redwood Recovery Solutions maintains a high standard of ethics in practice, and is committed to treating those we touch with care and respect; upholding the dignity of each individual in need of substance abuse treatment.
CARE is working with Redwood Recovery Solutions on strategies to enhance treatment options and opportunities for young people/families seeking help. Redwood Recovery Solutions is also supporting the CARE Speaker Series and facilitating unique research opportunities.
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) has nearly 10,000 school-based programs in middle schools, high schools and colleges, with an adult advisor for each and 350,000 participating young people each year. Nationally, there are 7 million students in schools with SADD programs. Stephen directs the SADD/Liberty Mutual Insurance teen driving research program and associated media (a March 2014 press release generated approximately 25 million media impressions through such outlets as ABC News, New York Times, Bloomberg News, Forbes, NPR, Bloomberg Business Week and drugfree.org).
CARE is working with SADD on joint research projects about youth transitions.
Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) is a non-partisan national nonprofit founded and led by several family members whose loved ones were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. Based in Newtown, Connecticut, SHP’s sole purpose is to prevent gun violence BEFORE it happens so that no other parents experience the senseless, horrific loss of their child.
SLAP’D (Surviving Life After a Parent Dies, SLAPD.com) is a place where teens ages 13-18, or younger with adult supervision, can come together to provide support to each other and find resources to help them throughout the grieving process. This kind of community can truly make the difference when coping with parent loss. SLAP’D strives to be a place where a children can come when they need help answering the questions no one else can answer, and in turn, help them grow into a resource to help others in the future. SLAP’D is a place to preserve and share memories.
CARE is working with SLAP’D on education initiatives for young people who have lost a parent.
Susquehanna University is a four-year, co-educational, private liberal arts university in Selinsgrove, in central Pennsylvania, United States. The university’s academic programs fall into either the School of Arts and Sciences or the AACSB International accredited Sigmund Weis School of Business.
CARE is working with Susquehanna on a variety of research projects, involving both the School of Arts and Sciences and the Sigmund Weis School of business, including one related to character development in adolescence and its relationship to leadership as expressed through social entrepreneurship.
TeenLife Media connects students in Grades 7-12 with meaningful enrichment experiences in STEM, gap year, pre-college, summer, therapeutic, arts, and community service programs. Its print and online content helps teens, parents, and educators find just the right match or resource for each student. TeenLife’s mission is to make it simple for teens to make strong decisions as they discover their individual talents and passions.
CARE is working with TeenLife to provide information and resources related to adolescent health and wellness.
The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Established in 1890, the University of Chicago consists of The College, various graduate programs, seven professional schools and interdisciplinary committees organized into four academic research divisions. Beyond the arts and sciences, UChicago is also well-known for its professional schools, which include the Pritzker School of Medicine, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Law School, the School of Social Service Administration, the Harris School of Public Policy Studies, the Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies and the Divinity School. The university currently enrolls approximately 5,000 students in the College and 15,000 students overall.
CARE is working with The University of Chicago on research related to the transition from high school to college.
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) is a health science university run by the United States Federal Government. The primary mission of the school is to prepare graduates for service to the U.S. at home and abroad in the medical corps.
CARE will be working with USU on a variety of research projects of relevance to medical school students and the military.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a fully integrated academic medical center located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The institution comprises the medical education and research components of Wake Forest School of Medicine, the integrated clinical structure and consumer brand Wake Forest Baptist Health, the commercialization of research discoveries through Wake Forest Innovations and a network of affiliated community-based hospitals, physician practices, outpatient services and other medical facilities.
CARE is working with Wake Forest on a meta-analysis research project related to youth All-Terrain-Vehicle crash injuries and deaths.
We continue to seek out partners representing influencers of youth, including the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, National Association of Episcopal Schools and National Federation of Temple Youth.