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GSSWGraduate School of Social Work

Taussig Appointed to National Board

January 21, 2015

Professor and Associate Dean for Research Heather Taussig has been appointed to the National Mentoring Resource Center Research Board at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The board comprises prominent researchers who have expertise in youth mentoring practice program models, settings for implementation and specific populations and outcomes of interest. The board’s primary role on the effectiveness of various mentoring programs, practices and resources that are intended to promote positive youth outcomes, particularly those relating to prevention of delinquent behavior, victimization and involvement with the juvenile justice system.