Nicole Yohalem

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Over the past decade, structured programming for children and youth during the non-school hours has expanded exponentially. A confluence of recent research studies and program evaluations backs the publicly perceived notion that after-school programs can positively influence important developmental and learning outcomes. The rapid expansion of the field and(More)
These " buzz phrases " appear more and more often in conversations, reports, and strategic plans in the youth development, education, and social services fields. But how do policy-makers and practitioners actually use research in their work? What obstacles do they face? What will it take to strengthen the links between the world of research and the worlds(More)
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