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  • Individual Author: Babcock, Elisabeth; Diamond, Adele; Padilla, John
    Reference Type: Conference Paper
    Year: 2014

    Emerging research from psychology and neuroscience suggests that healthy executive functioning is critical for behaviors such as goal-setting, self-regulation, planning, and problem-solving. This plenary session will address the implications of executive functioning research for human services programs and examine how emerging insights can strengthen programs designed to help families achieve self-sufficiency. LaDonna Pavetti (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) will moderate this session. Panelists are:

    • Elisabeth Babcock (Crittenton Women’s Union)

    • Adele Diamond (The University of British Columbia)

    • John Padilla (New Paradigms Consulting, LLC) (conference program description)

    This presentation was given at the 2014 Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference (WREC).

    Emerging research from psychology and neuroscience suggests that healthy executive functioning is critical for behaviors such as goal-setting, self-regulation, planning, and problem-solving. This plenary session will address the implications of executive functioning research for human services programs and examine how emerging insights can strengthen programs designed to help families achieve self-sufficiency. LaDonna Pavetti (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) will moderate this session. Panelists are:

    • Elisabeth Babcock (Crittenton Women’s Union)

    • Adele Diamond (The University of British Columbia)

    • John Padilla (New Paradigms Consulting, LLC) (conference program description)

    This presentation was given at the 2014 Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference (WREC).