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In the News: Effects of Multiple Foster Care Placements on the Brain

A great article featuring Dr. Fisher that discusses how placement instability alters prefrontal cortex development, leading to an increased risk of PTSD, substance abuse, and some psychiatric disorders. Full article: Frequent moves don’t just harm foster kids’ emotions — they hurt their ...

Dr. Fisher quoted in Atlantic article on Sesame Street and Trauma

“Sesame picked these issues—homelessness, foster care, and substance abuse—because it heard from these partner organizations that they didn’t have many resources addressing these things from a child’s perspective, a spokesperson told me. “Historically, I think we’ve tended to ...

SNAP in Around the O!

“Scientists at the University of Oregon are working to establish a new model for the study and prevention of childhood stress-related diseases. Two recent studies, done under the direction of Philip Fisher of the UO Center for Translational Neuroscience, approach this from different angles. ...

Measures Repository and EC Prism in the News

The Center for Translational Neuroscience at the University of Oregon, which is creating a digital repository and search engine for measures for programs supporting caregivers and young children (birth to 5 years old). The project will improve the quality of evaluation activity of programs ...

FIND Program on the Parenting Now! Website

FIND Program on the Parenting Now! Website, written by Dr. Renee Van Norman Coaching Improves Parenting

Melissa Marquardt, a PhD student in the SNAP Lab included in OpEd in Huffington Post

A great OpEd published in Huffington Post from the Doris Duke Dissertation Fellows, including Melissa Marquardt, a PhD student in the SNAP Lab. To The Citizens Of The United States: Our Children Need Your Protection

Case study about FIND

Here is a wonderful case study about FIND with childcare providers in the state of Washington, brought to you by our colleagues at Childcare Quality and Early Learning at the University of Washington. FIND Stories of Impact Download

“Platforms for Scalable Learning in the Social Sector” takes a look at FIND

In this article, Bradach, Park, and Whitford dive into the common mindsets, features, and challenges of scalable program development and implementation. The authors highlight the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University’s IDEAS Impact Framework, and FIND (Filming Interactions ...


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