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Using Universal Screening And Assessment In Schools

OPB | Feb. 19, 2013

We'll ask researcher Jeffrey Sprague how schools in Oregon and around the country are using assessment and screening tools to identify early signs of disruptive behavior. 

Why Do We Watch Violent Entertainment?

OPB | Jan. 31, 2013

Violent videogames and movies have faced criticism in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook. Why is there a market for that media in the first place?

Exploring The Second Amendment And The Supreme Court

OPB | Jan. 30, 2013

We'll check in with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the current interpretation of the "Right To Bear Arms" and if it's likely to change. 

Are Violent Video Games Related to Violence in Real Life?

OPB | Jan. 16, 2013

Violent video games are often blamed for violence in the real world. How much of an influence do these games have?

Getting Mental Healthcare To Transition Age Youth

OPB | Jan. 09, 2013

Several years ago, the state found that Oregon youth age 16-25 were 80 percent less likely to get the mental health care they need compared with other age groups. How have things changed since then?

Do Gun Laws Need To Change?

OPB | Jan. 07, 2013

After recent mass shootings, people are answering this question in very different ways.

What Mental Health Resources Do Parents And Kids Need?

OPB | Jan. 02, 2013

What resources do parents need when their kids struggle with behavioral or emotional problems?

What Can Schools Do To Prevent Shootings?

OPB | Dec. 19, 2012

What security measures are schools taking to prevent shootings?

Reacting To The Connecticut Shooting

OPB | Dec. 14, 2012

We'll get an update on the latest news about a mass shooting at an elementry school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Oregon Red Cross Aids Sandy Victims

OPB | Nov. 06, 2012

The Oregon Red Cross is hard at work helping with the recovery from Hurricane Sandy.