Counseling & Psychology

Education goes far beyond the traditional classroom. Penn GSE experts are showing how factors like race, trauma, and poverty can impact a child's learning and development. 

Confronting hate speech in schools: Tools for teachers

Dr. Howard Stevenson, Clinical Psychologist, Constance Clayton Professor of Urban Education, Professor of Africana Studies, and Executive Director of Penn GSE's Racial Empowerment Collaborative, gives advice for teachers confronting hate speech in schools.

Media Inquiries

Kat Stein
Executive Director of Penn GSE Communications
(215) 898-9642 

Featured Research

Racial Empowerment Collaborative

The Racial Empowerment Collaborative (REC) is a research, program development, and training center that brings together community leaders, researchers, authority figures, families, and youth to study and promote racial literacy and health in schools and neighborhoods. 

Penn Early Childhood and Family Research Center

The Penn Early Childhood and Family Research Center aims to advance the use of science in a context of public trust to address problems affecting the well-being of young children and families facing systemic injustice and disadvantage.

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