@ Penn State University. Research conducted in the Center examines how communities can work together with families, schools, community groups (social service, youth groups, the faith community), and industry to promote healthy lifestyles for children, youth, and families, and develops clinical trials of innovative models to promote competence and prevent maladaptive outcomes for children, families, and communities.

@ Iowa State University. PPSI’s mission is to conduct innovative research promoting capable and healthy youth, adults, families, and communities—through partnerships that integrate science with practice.