Center for Urban Research and Learning

Loyola University Chicago

Here you will find all of CURL's research projects and publications. 

Development of Peer Intervention in Risk-Taking Behavior Among Teenagers

(1997)

This project developed between the principal and the faculty of Pierce Elementary School and CURL researchers to make recommendations for strategic interventions to effect risk taking by their students.  Dr. Vera and her colleagues went on to publish an article in the Journal of Clinical Child Psychology called "A Qualitative Investigation of Perceptions of Violence Risk Factors in Low-Income African American Children."

Download Report A Qualitative Investigation of Perceptions of Violence Risk Factors in Low-Income African American Children

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