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2016–2017 Thrive Lab Off to a Great Start

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Pictured: L to R, back row, standing: Pamela Ebstyne King, Luke Durain, Rachel Falco, Juliette Ratchford, Kimberly Griswold, Ben Houltberg, Kristen Capodanno (staff) | Middle row, standing: Nanyamka Redmond, Susan Carlson Wood (staff), Christa Nelson, Jane Zimmermann, Madison Gilbertson | Front, seated: Brittany Ketchup (visiting), Darrell Walters, Abbey Craigg, Abbie Shepherd, Leanne Bishara, Denette Boyd-King, Christine Merola | (Not pictured …

Thrive Center Seeks Executive Director

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  The Thrive Center for Human Development at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, seeks a visionary, innovative leader as executive director. The Thrive Center was established in 2011 based on the former Center for Research for Child and Adolescent Development within the School of Psychology at Fuller, with the dual mission to study human thriving and to translate that …

Thrive Center Fellow Christine Merola Presents Measurement of Diverse Adolescent Spirituality (MDAS) at 2016 APA Annual Convention

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Christine Merola, MA, PsyD student researcher and 2016–2017 Thrive Scholars Fellow, presented Thrive Center research for APA Division 36, Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, at the APA Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado, on August 7, 2016. Merola gave the presentation on behalf of Pamela Ebstyne King, PhD, Seong-Hyeon Kim, PhD, and James L. Furrow, PhD. Recent focus on spirituality and …

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Pamela King Gives Opening Plenary Lecture at Children’s Spirituality Conference, June 12, 2016

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On June 12, 2016, Dr. Pamela Ebstyne King delivered the opening plenary address at the fifth Children’s Spirituality Conference. She spoke on the topic “Kids & God: Nurturing Your Child’s Spirituality and Ability to Thrive.” Participants received her message warmly, and lively discussion over the course of the evening and the next two days reinforced Dr. King’s sense that this …

Pamela Ebstyne King installation into the Peter L. Benson Chair of Applied Developmental Science

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Pamela Ebstyne King, PhD, was installed into the Peter L. Benson Chair of Applied Developmental Science on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. Participants in the service included Migum Gweon, director of clinical training for Marriage and Family and instructor in Marriage and Family (prelude pianist); Dean of Chapel and Spiritual Formation and Assistant Professor of Psychology Laura Robinson Harbert; President Mark …

The Thrive Center at the Christian Association for Psychological Studies 2016

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The Thrive Center will be presenting at the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) in Pasadena, California. See below for more information on presentation information and for links to calendar entries. Mindfulness-Based Therapies: A Christian Perspective Presentation Time: Thursday, March 10 (2:00 – 3:00pm) Presenters: Aaron Rosales & Pamela Ebstyne King Thriving: Beyond the Buzzword to Fostering Relationships and Spirituality that Empower Youth …

The Thrive Center at Society for Research on Adolescence, 2016

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The Thrive Center will be presenting at the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) in Baltimore, Maryland. See below for more information on presentation information and for links to calendar entries. Poster Discussion Symposium: An Anchor in the Storm: Religion and Spirituality as Protective Factors Among At-Risk and/or Ethnic Minority Youth Participants: Discussant: Pamela King, Fuller Theological Seminary Chair: Meredith Hope, University of …