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This collection contains research by Laura Hill, chair of the Department of Human Development at Washington State University. Hill's research interests include: 1) basic research on risk and protective factors in adolescents and young adults; 2) translational research on costs and benefits, implementation and dissemination of prevention programming in real-world settings; and 3) parent-child communication in young adult development. Current projects include research on the adaptation, implementation and evaluation of an evidence-based prevention program (Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14) in Washington State; Project Healthy Campus, a risk and protective factor framework for implementation and evaluation of a theory-based approach to health and wellbeing in the university community; and development of methodological approaches to accurate measurement of real-world prevention program effectiveness and economic efficiency.

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