Center Mission, Vision, and Values
The mission of the National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Research Center is to provide university professors, educators, community partners, and other adults impacting youth with professional development, research support, and resource assistance to overcome conditions that impact the safety, health, emotional needs, or intellectual development. The Center supports university professors, educators, community partners, and other adults impacting youth through convergence research and development of evidence-based practices to have a real-world impact. The Center supports the mission of the University by valuing collaboration, discovery and innovation, and openness and inclusion.
The vision of the National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Research Center is to be the premier Center for holistic youth advocacy through the support of professional development, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research, and community partnerships within schools, families, and communities in Georgia and across the nation.
- Individual and Collective Growth
- A “Whole Person” Systems Approach
- Interconnectivity of Academic Disciplines and Community Partners
- Regional Impact
- Interdisciplinary/Transdisciplinary Research
- Convergence Research
- Public Impact Research
- Inclusive Excellence and Diversity
- Operational Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Sustainability
Last updated: 6/28/2022