How can we reduce criminal behavior?
APF Pearson Grantee: Arielle Baskin-Sommers, PhD focuses on the behaviors that land people in prison and often keep them there.
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Amber A. Hewitt, PhD
APF Jacquelin Goldman Congressional Fellow
"I would like to thank the American Psychological Foundation for supporting my Congressional fellowship. The fellowship has provided an invaluable experience working on Capitol Hill, and it has increased my knowledge about the intersection of psychology and public policy."
"The APF John and Polly Sparks Foundation Early Career Grant has allowed me to initiate a treatment study for children with severe emotional and behavioral difficulties. My hope is that this research will contribute to future innovation in the care of children with early disruptive behavior.” - Brendan Andrade, PhD, CPsych, APF John and Polly Sparks Foundation Early Career Grant Recipient
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