Jamie Wernsman

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Although prosocial behavior in adolescence is associated with many positive outcomes, few studies have examined the factors that contribute to the development of prosocial behaviors. This study examines empathy and gender as predictors of prosocial behavior among African American early adolescents. Results revealed a significant main effect for empathy, as(More)
The Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument-Version 2 (MAYSI-2) is a brief screening tool used to identify youth in the juvenile justice system that are at-risk for mental health related difficulties. The MAYSI-2 was administered to 5,205 African American and Latino/a youth throughout Chicago, Illinois who were on probation and residing in the community.(More)
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