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  1. Shawna J. Lee
     
    Shawna Lee Receives Grant for Healthy Start Engaged Father Program from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

    Associate Professor Shawna Lee received a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the Healthy Start Engaged Father program to effectively reduce infant mortality by providing men with knowledge and resources to support the health and wellbeing of their partners during pregnancy and the perinatal period.

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    Shawna Lee Published in Child Abuse & Neglect

    Associate Professor Shawna Lee's article "Promising intervention strategies to reduce parents’ use of spanking and physical punishment" was published in Child Abuse & Neglect.

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    Shawna Lee's Study on Spanking Published in Journal of Marriage & Family

    Associate Professor Shawna Lee’s study, "Hugs, Not Hits: Warmth and Spanking as Predictors of Child Social Competence" was published in the Journal of Marriage & Family. Her study was also featured in a news article, “Spanking Children Does Not Make Them ‘Nicer’, But Hugging Does” which was posted on the Child and Family Blog.

     

    • May 4, 2016
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    Shawna Lee and Positive Tech Conference Featured in Michigan Research and The University Record

    Assistant Professor Shawna Lee and the Positive Tech Conference are featured in the April issue of Michigan Research. This article is also a headline in The University Record: “Faculty Members Explore the Benefits of Mobile Technology”.

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    Assistant Professor Shawna Lee Using Smartphone Technology to Deliver Interventions

    Almost everyone in the USA has a smartphone and Assistant Professor Shawna Lee wants to turn your smartphone into a way to deliver psychosocial interventions to people who are underserved by social service agencies.  Her first step – a conference bringing scholars and tech experts together to innovate and create.

    • November 18, 2014
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    Shawna Lee Receives MICHR Community University Research Partnership Award for Father Engagement Project

    Assistant Professor Shawna Lee was awarded a grant for her project, “Building Community Capacity to Implement Multilevel Parenting Support for Fathers", funded by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research's Community University Research Partnership Award.

    This project will investigate ways to support fathers' engagement with service providers in the Cody Rouge neighborhood of Detroit.

     

    • September 23, 2014
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    Shawna Lee Receives Award from the Skillman Foundation

    Assistant Professor Shawna Lee received an award from the Skillman Foundation via the SSW Technical Assistance Center for her work in engaging fathers in parenting programs.

     

    • March 28, 2014
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    Shawna Lee's Mobile Dad App Featured in Today

    Assistant Professor Shawna J. Lee, along with her colleagues, came up with the idea of a new phone app, Mobile Dad, which is featured on the Today Show. The app was created at the request of the U.S. Air Force, to facilitate military fathers' long-distance relationships with their families. It was developed and tested at U-M, and it will transition from beta testing to the public in April.   

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    Shawna Lee on WILS am

    Assistant Professor Shawna Lee was a guest on the Capital City Recap show broadcast on WILS 1320.  She discussed her latest research on spanking.

    • March 21, 2014
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    Shawna Lee Receives Multiple Grants

    Assistant Professor Shawna Lee has been awarded a grant from the Skillman Foundation via the School of Social Work Technical Assistance Center for her project dealing with positive father involvement. Shawna also received a grant from the U-M SSW Child Welfare Learning Community for her work surrounding Mobile Dad.

    • March 14, 2014

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