Matia Finn-Stevenson PhD
Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center; Associate Director Zigler Center; Director, School of the 21st Century; Director, The Mutt-i-grees Initiative
Program development/evaluation; social and emotional learning/mental health prevention
Current ProjectsThe School of the 21st Century, a school-based approach to providing child care and family support services, implemented in over 1300 schools in the US
The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum, builds on the research on human-animal interaction to enhance socio-emotional skills. Designed for all students from PreK-Grade 6, Middle School and High School. Also appropriate for use with students with special needs.
The application of research in policy and practice and the development, evaluation and dissemination of research-based programs addressing the needs of children and families.