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Dr. Hadley is currently pursuing research in intervening on adolescent risk behaviors via family and individual factors. The majority of her work has focused on the development and testing of interventions targeting parent-adolescent communication, parental monitoring, and adolescent emotion regulation skills. In the past five years, she has begun to explore the use of technology (virtual reality and web-based media) in delivering and enhancing these interventions.  She recently completed a pilot trial examining the impact of a developed adolescent emotion regulation program targeting weight reduction in a sample of adolescents with overweight and obesity.  Future research projects will continue to examine virtual reality as a tool to enhance the development of adolescent emotion regulation skills in risk situations and dissemination of efficacious parenting interventions via web-based programming.