Lab News and Projects
Drs. Cixin Wang and Charissa Cheah receieve Russeel Sage Foundation Grant!
Their reserach examines how the experience of anti-Asian sentiment and discrimination informs social identity development and civic engagement among Asian American parents and their adolescent children in times of COVID-19.
Drs. Cixin Wang and Charissa Cheah were interviewed by MCPS TV on rally building and how to create safe spaces for Asian-American students
Dr. Cixin Wang and Jocelyn Yao provided a workshop to more than 120 parents on Bullying Prevention: Do’s and Don’ts for Parents.
Presentation at Prince George County Public School Family Institute on 3/18.
Check out the slides here:
Dr. Cixin Wang, winner of APA Visionary Grant!
Dr. Cixin Wang was invited to give a presentation about Asian American Youth Mental Health at MCPS Mental Health Fair.
Title: How to Talk so Your Teens will Listen: Understanding Mental Health needs among Asian American Youth
Dr. Cixin Wang gives a presentation on suicide prevention to parents at Thomas Jefferson High School
Presentation Slides and Audio:
TJ High School.pdf (3.36 MB)
COVID-19 Related NewsDr. Wang and lab affiliates facilitate a series of 8-week culturally-responsive, virtual workshops for Chinese American parents on positive parenting and effective ways to address bullying/ discrimiation during COVID-19 pandemic.
Check out the Slides here:
Dr. Cixin Wang was invited to speak at the Cabin John Middle School PTA meeting on Tuesday, May 12.
ON THE TOPIC OF "PARENTING DURING A PANDEMIC."
If you missed the awesome and insightful presentaions form the CJMS PTSA featuring Prof. Cixin Wang presenting on Parenting during a Pandemic, click on the link to review the presentation: https://www2.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/cabinjohnms/news-index/2020/may/ptsa-archive/
NSF Study on COVID-19 Related Discrimination Against Chinese Americans
Since the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, we have heard increasing fear, anxiety, and discrimination against Chinese Americans. Supported by a grant from NSF, Dr. Cixin Wang and Dr. Charissa Cheah have been studying the experiences of Chinese families in the United States and how to help children and parents cope with discrimiation during COVID-19. Their paper has been published in Pediatrics.
MD Today Piece on COVID Discrimination Reserach
Dr. Cixin Wang and Dr. Andrea Chronis- Tuscano present a Webinar: Parenting Through a Pandemic
Parenting Through A Pandemic: Evidence-Based Tips Webinar
Presented by: Dr. Andrea Chronis-Tuscano and Dr. Cixin Wang
When: May 29th 11 am to 12 pm
Register online: ICAHOWARD.ORG/EVENTS
COVID-19 Webinar: Parenting During the Pandemic
Dr. Cixin Wang joins other mental health providers to provide another webinar on parenting and youth mental health during COVID-19.
When: Friday, June 19, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting：https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81783975102 Meeting ID: 817 8397 5102
YouTube 泛亞頻道直播： https://youtu.be/KxN4ZerQS_o
Dr. Cixin Wang joined colleagues in Asian American Psychological Association and American Psychological Association Div 45 to make two videos on "How Asian Americans can respond to COVID-19 discrimination"
Current Workshops and Youth Mental Health First Aid
Youth Mental Health First Aid Student Workshop: Dr. Wang and Dr. Jia Liu offered Youth Mental Health First Aid for students at UMD.
Ethnic Racial Socialization Project
Drs. Cixin Wang and Rashawn Ray Receive BBI Seed Grant to Develop Cyberbullying Interventions
Culturally Responsive Parenting Workshops for Asian Americans
To register, visit http://www.mcpsparentacademy.org.
Village Initiative Community Resource Seminar
In this event, we will showcase the inspiring growing journey of Ms. Jiang Xinrou, a young lady lost her hearing at the age of 8 months, grew into a graceful professional dancer. We also invited MCPS professionals, as well as community organizations who provide resource and service for students with special needs to join our panel discussion.
Culturally Responsive Parenting Workshops
Parent-Teen Connect Workshop Series