The Bullying Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Lab conducts research on topics including bullying and bullying prevention, school-based mental health services and prevention of mental health problems, mental health literacy, help-seeking among culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students, parenting practices and family involvement. 

Lab Group Photo

Some of our recent projects include:

  • The Bullying Literature Project: Using children’s literature to promote prosocial behavior and social-emotional outcomes among elementary school students.
  • Parenting workshops with Asian immigrant parents.
  • Research studies examining the impact of school and family factors on students’ involvement in bullying.
  • Projects and collaboration promoting mental health literacy and positive help-seeking attitudes for school-based mental health services among culturally and linguistically diverse adolescents.

If you are a prospective student interested in applying to Dr. Wang's lab, please send an e-mail expressing your interest to cxwang@umd.eduApplicants with an interest in school-based mental health services, peer relationships, bullying prevention, parenting practice, working with culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students, and bridging the gap between research and practice are especially encouraged to apply.