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Center for Adolescent Research and Development conference at the Mount, April 28

April 10, 2012

Newburgh, NY -

Jeffrey ArnettThe Center for Adolescent Research and Development (CARD) at Mount Saint Mary College will host its third annual conference “Adolescence in the 21st Century: Constants and Challenges” on April 28.

The event, beginning at 8 am, will be held in Hudson Hall on campus, 330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh, NY.

Jeffrey Arnett (right), research professor in psychology at Clark University in Worcester, MA, is the keynote speaker.

He is the author of “Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties” (published by Oxford University Press).

The conference is supported by a $5,000 grant from the Ralph Cestone Foundation.

The Center for Adolescent Research and Development is a clearinghouse for research initiatives and also assists in research-based program development for schools, agencies, and families. CARD is directed by Frances Spielhagen, associate professor of education, and Paul Schwartz, professor of psychology.