Features HDFS Students

Can you teach happiness?

In Life Hacks for Emotional Intelligence and Well-Being, Shauna helps students explore happiness, but also the value of other emotions.

Features HDFS

The importance of early development for later success

The early years are crucial for the development of a secure emotional attachment and the skills that help children succeed in life.

HDFS Kudos

Professor’s work featured in The Bulletin

Kudos to Associate Professor Shannon Lipscomb, who was featured in The Bulletin for her work in developing a training program to help preschool and child care providers better deal with children who have been affected by trauma and adverse events.

HDFS Research

Helping children grow

The sixth annual Oregon Parenting Educators Conference and Training Institute will be held May 19-20 at LaSells Stewart Center and CH2M Hill Alumni Center on the Oregon State University campus. The conference, hosted by the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families and the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative (OPEC), is designed with parenting educators in mind and provides an […]

Kinesiology News Research

Study finds adults play a key role in recess participation

“This study underscores the importance of a high quality recess experience for children,” says William Massey.


Online course addresses early childhood success

The course – Red Light, Purple Light: A Self-Regulation Intervention Program ­– incorporates a series of evidence-based music- and movement-based games that can be used to promote young children’s self-regulation at home and at school.