Academic Insights Archives - College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology

Annual Royce West Forum Features Dr. Khalil Gibran Mohammad

Prairie View A&M University’s Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center, in collaboration with the President’s Office, hosted the Annual Royce West Forum and Lecture Series on April 4, 2019. The keynote speaker was Harvard Historian Dr. Khalil Gibran Mohammad who discussed Building Youth Capacity: Reversing the Condemnation of Blackness and Brown–ness. Moderated by Endowed Professor of [...]

Training Specialist Featured in National Newsletter

Dr. Angela Broadus, Training Specialist at the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center at Prairie View A&M University, was featured in the American Psychological Association’s Society of Addiction Psychology Fall 2018 newsletter, SoAP Box. SoAP Box is released three times a year and features articles relevant to the science and practice of addiction psychology, as well [...]

Professor, Graduate Student Publish Article

Dr. Sesha Kethineni, professor in Prairie View A&M University’s Department of Justice Studies, recently started focusing her research on cryptocurrency and its involvement in criminal activities. She and graduate student Ying Cao published their first peer-reviewed article on the topic Use of Bitcoin in Darknet Markets: Examining Facilitative Factors on Bitcoin-Related Crimes in the “American [...]

First Aid Training Addresses Youth Mental Health

This fall, Prairie View A&M University’s Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center hosted a first aid training on youth mental health. Teachers, counselors, and school resource officers from surrounding school districts, as well as officials with the Prairie View Police Department and the City of Prairie View attended the training on November 2 for free. “The [...]

Training Specialist Working to Prevent Substance Abuse Among Youth

Where is Dr. Angela Broadus? The training specialist at Prairie View A&M University’s Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center could be anywhere. Her job involves educating the public about substance abuse and how to prevent it. “When I began my journey at PVAMU two years ago, I developed an educational program that focuses on reducing juvenile [...]

HYPE Freedom Schools Visit Prairie View

On June 28, 39 students, accompanied by program interns and staff from five elementary and middle schools in the Houston Independent School District, came to Prairie View A&M University’s Don Clark Building. All of the students, which are Freedom Scholars, are participants in this summer’s HYPE Freedom Schools. “HYPE Freedom School, Inc. is a non-profit organization that has [...]