About Us

 

The Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research is administratively located within the Department of Psychology and College of Natural Sciences at Colorado State University. The Center has a 30-year history of broad-based, multidisciplinary and multifaceted research efforts aimed at understanding community dynamics and the social, psychological and cultural factors that contribute to social problems such as substance use, delinquency, dropout, intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, anger and anger management, school violence, avoidable injuries, car crashes and environmental and other social problems. Center faculty comprise a multidisciplinary team engaged in research aimed at understanding the underlying causes of social problems and in utilizing these findings to develop and test prevention programs at the community and individual level.