Family Strengthening Intervention
for Early Childhood Development

Sugira Muryango: "Families Strengthening Intervention for Early Childhood Development: Alternative Delivery System of Poverty Reduction Strategies" in Rwanda—a project by the Research Program For Children and Adversity at the Boston College School of Social Work led by Salem Professor in Global Practice Theresa Betancourt.

Oct 2019

Sierra Leone War-Affected Youth Study

In a 15-year study of war-affected youth, Boston College researchers, led by School of Social Work Salem Professor in Global Practice Theresa Betancourt, find that families and communities are central to recovery for Sierra Leone's former child soldiers. The study is the first to follow child soldiers into adulthood.

June 2019

Theresa Betancourt Joins Larry King on PoliticKING

As ISIS systematically recruits younger soldiers into its ranks, can the international community effectively halt terrorists from radicalizing children into jihadis? Harvard's Theresa Betancourt joins Larry to discuss the hellish lives of child soldiers.

Sept 2015