Professor Sporer Recognized in various articles
Dr. Karyn Sporer’s work on coping strategies used by family members of violent children with severe mental illness was recognized in an article in the UMaine News, picked up by another website, and featured on local TV:
Research examines coping strategies used by family members of violent children with severe mental illness
Research led by a University of Maine sociology professor explores how family members of children with severe mental illness and violent tendencies persevere through stressful situations.
In a recently published study, Karyn Sporer looks at the importance of positivity, education and community, and examines strategies family members identify as being helpful when challenged by stressors related to living with an aggressive child or sibling with severe mental illness.
And MedicalExpress.com also picked up the article for their online News section.
On 8/15 she was featured in a FOX/ABC 7 news segment, “Strategies to Cope with Aggressive Kids.”