Brian Daly Co-PI on New Behavioral Health Intervention Program
March 01, 2016
Drexel’s James Connell, Jr., PhD, an associate professor in the School of Education and clinical director and research fellow at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, and Brian Daly, PhD, an assistant professor and director of practicum training in the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, are co-principle investigators on a new behavioral health intervention program, Sixers Creating Opportunities, Resources, and Encouragement for Youth (SCORE). The SCORE program was developed from a new collaboration between Drexel University and the Sixers Youth Foundation, a charitable initiative of the Philadelphia 76ers. The 3 year program the behavioral health program will promote healthy behaviors (sleep and nutrition), social skills (building successful peer relationships and effective communication), emotional health (self-confidence and resilience) and organizational skills (time management and study skills) to middle school students in West Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey.