Clayton State University graduate students Christie Wooten and Eris Adams have had their work accepted for presentation at the upcoming Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Conference, which will be held in Seattle in April 2013.
Wooten and Adams are graduate students in the Master of Applied Developmental Psychology program and both are slated to graduate from Clayton State in May 2013.
“This is very exciting, Deborah, and a tribute to Christie and Eris as well the efforts you, Dr. (Samuel) Maddox, and
our other faculty make in mentoring these students,” says Dr. Donna McCarty, chair of the Clayton State Department of Psychology, in an email to Dr. Deborah Deckner-Davis, associate professor and coordinator of the Clayton State Master of Science in Psychology program.
“SRCD is one the most prestigious child development organization in the world, so I am extremely pleased for both of these students that their work will be presented in this setting,” adds Deckner-Davis.
Wooten will be presenting her poster, “Regional Differences in Sexual Education and Sexual Risk Taking” from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Apr. 18.Adamswill present her poster, “The Role of School and Social Connectedness in Academic Achievement for Students with Internalizing Behavior Problems” from 1:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 20.