Tag Archives: Center for Child and Family Well-being

Sarah Halpern Meekin

Understanding Poverty: Getting Beyond Just Dollars and Cents

A new book by SoHE professor Sarah Halpern-Meekin proposes the idea of “social poverty” as a key factor in people’s well-being and decisions.

Stefanos Mastrotheodoros

Q&A with Visiting Scholar Stefanos Mastrotheodoros

Stefanos Mastrotheodoros is a visiting scholar from the Utrecht Centre for Child and Adolescent Studies at Utrecht University, in the Netherlands. He is spending spring 2019 working with Dr. Lauren Papp in the Center for Child and Family Well-being and the department of Human Development and Family Studies. The SoHE connection What attracted you to […]

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SoHE News and Stories: November 10 – November 16

Duncan in Mindful Mag | Raison on 10% Happier | Flanigan’s El Mercurio interview Larissa Duncan featured in Mindful Magazine Larissa Duncan, Ph.D., Elizabeth C. Davies Chair in Child & Family Well-Being and HDFS Associate Professor, has been listed as a top leader in mindfulness research in the December issue of Mindful magazine. Dr. Duncan is a […]

when parents are incarcerated, Poehlmann-Tynan

Incarcerated Parents & Children: New Book

In the United States today, roughly 1 in 25 children has a parent behind bars. Julie Poehlmann-Tynan, Dorothy A. O’Brien Professor in Human Ecology, and contributors to this book bring a wide array of tools for studying the children of incarcerated adults. Sociologists and demographers apply sophisticated techniques for conducting descriptive and causal analyses, with […]

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HDFS Student Life

SoHE Labs and the Research Center SoHE offers HDFS students many unique learning and research opportunities beyond the classroom, including the in-house Child Development Lab, a home for real-world teaching, problem solving, and research with children and their families. SoHE’s modern facilities also hold the Frances and Elliot Lehman Family Research Lab, and the Center for […]

Families and Well-Being Seminar Series

The Center for Child and Family Well-Being is proud to announce its 2018-2019 seminar series! Previous lectures in the series can be found on our YouTube page. Child and family well-being is a unifying theme among many scholars and professionals who seek to improve the quality of life of individuals, families, and communities. We are the only UW-Madison center […]

Center for Child & Family Well-Being

About the Center Families and the people who serve them often have difficulty accessing research information and using it to improve practices and policies. At the same time, the quality and relevance of research are significantly enhanced when it is informed by families and those who work with them. The Center acts as a vehicle […]