Dr. Charles Raison, of Human Development and Family Studies, has been announced as the Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Distinguished Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families, thanks to generous support from the Shannons and from a Morgridge match.
Addo named to Lumina Foundation’s student borrowers of color working group, Bea publishes on gendered earnings differences after parenthood, Duncan offers mindfulness strategies for patient parenting, and more.
SoHE-led research for families affected by incarceration featured by Institute for Research on Poverty | Fairbanks launches Hello! Loom | Call for posters opens for CCFW 2020 conference | Q&A with Jen Gaddis in FERN’s Ag Insider and WORT Radio | Sarmadi’s research informs proposed legislation in PA | Psilocybin research by Raison gets key approval from FDA
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 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 […]
CANCELLED: The Mindful Schools, Families, and Communities Conference The Contemplative Practices Conference Series is a joint effort by the Centers for Child and Family Well-Being at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Washington. Every other year, each Center takes a turn at hosting a conference to gather together researchers and practitioners whose work […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Center for Child and Family Well-Being hosts a seminar series each semester. 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 to […]
About CCFW The Center for Child and Family Well-Being is a vehicle through which the UW-Madison is able to create and share knowledge as well as capitalize on expertise found outside the University to promote healthy human development and family life. It’s mission centers on the development and promotion of research that reflects the experiences […]