Innovation
Let’s See: Pulse Short-Term Impact Results

Let’s See: Pulse Short-Term Impact Results

Here's what we found from our six-week short term follow-up survey.By Elizabeth Cook, Research Scientist from Child TrendsBy Nicholas Sufrinko By Milagros Garrido, MS, PMP March 6, 2020From 2016 to 2019, Child Trends conducted a randomized control trial with 2,317...

Iterate and Pivot: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

Iterate and Pivot: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

We are excited to share these lessons we learned in internet advertising.By Genevieve Martínez García, PhD February 27, 2020This is part five of a series. Miss something? Check it out: Introduction Lessons 1-2 Lessons 3-4 Lessons 5-6 Each video in this elearning...

The Algorithm Police: Are Social Media Policies Biased?

The Algorithm Police: Are Social Media Policies Biased?

Social media algorithms may be biased against plus-sized bodies, LGBTQ+ people, and women of color.By Ella Dorval Hall February 20, 2020We frequently get caught up in assessing the negative effects of social media for young people, particularly when it comes to their...

Why do we NEED to talk about technology and sexuality?

Why do we NEED to talk about technology and sexuality?

We need to update our sex ed to address more questions about sexuality, including the role of technology.By Ella Dorval Hall January 30, 2020How are young people using technology to tend to their sexuality? How is technology shaping young peoples’ intimacy? And how do...

Platform and Targeting: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

Platform and Targeting: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

Looking to recruit youth for research studies? Harness the power of internet advertising in your recruitment efforts. By Genevieve Martínez-García, PhDJanuary 9, 2020This is part four of a series. Miss something? Check it out: Introduction Lessons 1-2 Lessons 3-4 Each...

Using Internet Advertising to Recruit Youth

Using Internet Advertising to Recruit Youth

Follow along as our Director of Innovation and Research, Genevieve Martínez-García, shares lessons learned for how to effectively recruit youth into programs and research studies using internet advertising.By Genevieve Martínez García, PhD November 14, 2019Looking to...

Five Quick Tips to an Effective Poster that Tells Your Story

Five Quick Tips to an Effective Poster that Tells Your Story

Mila is sharing her five tips on creating effective posters. Time to say goodbye to ugly, unappealing, full of only text posters!Milagros Garrido, MS, PMP February 5, 2019I want you to imagine walking in an over-air-conditioned, loud, congested room with horrible...

Evidence Is the Building Block of Innovation

Evidence Is the Building Block of Innovation

How does evidence inform innovation? Healthy Teen Network recently shared our position statement on evidence and innovation.January 17, 2019We talk a lot about evidence and innovation…or maybe we just hear all the time about how we need to be evidence-based and also...

#HealthyTeen18 #StandingStrong Social Media Highlights

#HealthyTeen18 #StandingStrong Social Media Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from our 2018 conference. This year, the theme was #StandingStrong.By Gina Desiderio November 1, 2018Well, we made it back from San Diego, and we are still in awe of how much fun and learning we shared with our #HealthyTeen18 conference...

Some Thoughts on the P-Word

Some Thoughts on the P-Word

Let us show you how we are centering pleasure in adolescent sex ed with the #HealthyTeen18 Design Challenge. By Nicholas Sufrinko July 31, 2018 I have a thought. What if, despite the continued attacks from an administration hostile to providing adolescents with...

Identifying Scammers in Online Studies

Identifying Scammers in Online Studies

Learn how Child Trends identified scammers who did not meet the eligibility criteria for their online study.By Elizabeth Cook, Makedah Johnson, and Jennifer Manlove, Child TrendsJuly 13, 2018Health interventions have increasingly incorporated technology components,...

Screening and Enrolling Study Participants Online

Screening and Enrolling Study Participants Online

This two-part interactive blog will share our lessons learned in successfully recruiting, screening, and enrolling participants into our two research studies.By Genevieve Martínez García, PhD By Nicholas Sufrinko By Milagros Garrido, MS, PMP May 24, 2017Websites for...

Top Tips for Using Social Media to Recruit Study Participants

Top Tips for Using Social Media to Recruit Study Participants

This two-part interactive blog will share our lessons learned in successfully recruiting, screening, and enrolling participants into our two research studies.By Genevieve Martínez García, PhD By Nicholas Sufrinko By Milagros Garrido, MS, PMP May 11, 2017Ever wondered...

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