Yearly Archives: 2009

December 6, 2009

Relief Nursery Grant Awarded

The Register-Guard Dr. J. Mark Eddy, a senior scientist at the Oregon Social Learning Center, was awarded a grant from the Federal Office of Child Abuse and Neglect of the Children’s Bureau to conduct a randomized, controlled trial of child and family outcomes related to the Relief Nursery model. The grant is one of only […]

November 1, 2009

Oregon Social Learning Center Awarded Grant to Study Child and Family Outcomes Related to the Relief Nursery

Contact: Diana Strand, 541-485-2711 EUGENE, OR – Dr. J. Mark Eddy, a Senior Scientist at the Oregon Social Learning Center, was awarded a grant from the Federal Office of Child Abuse and Neglect of the Children’s Bureau to conduct a randomized controlled trial of child and family outcomes related to the Relief Nursery program in Eugene. […]

October 26, 2009

Friends of the Children Founder Honored with Purpose Prize

Contact: Friends of the Children, (503) 281-6633 PORTLAND, OR – Duncan Campbell, founder of Friends of the Children, was awarded a 2009 Purpose Prize today, which honors social entrepreneurs over 60 who are using their experience and passion to take on society’s biggest challenges. The Purpose Prize recognizes 10 individuals a year, whose encore careers have focused on solving […]

October 20, 2009

Researcher at Oregon Social Learning Center Receives nearly $1 million grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse

Contact: Alan Feingold, 541-485-2711 Eugene, Oregon – As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Alan Feingold, a research scientist at the Oregon Social Learning Center who has a Ph.D. in psychology from Yale University, was awarded a prestigious Challenge Grant totaling just under $1 million from the National Institute of Drug Abuse […]

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Awards Research Grant to Oregon Social Learning Center

Contact: Sally Schwader, 541-485-2711 EUGENE, Oregon (October 20, 2009) — The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has awarded a 5 year, $3.4 million grant to Oregon Social Learning Center Senior Scientist Deborah Capaldi, Ph.D. The new grant will work on uncovering individual and contextual factors that influence the development of alcohol dependence […]

October 5, 2009

Study will look at romance | A local scientist receives a $3 million grant to follow the love lives of at-risk young men from Lane County

by Rebecca Woolington of The Register-Guard A senior scientist at the locally based Oregon Social Learning Center has been awarded a $3 million grant for a five-year study that will explore how romantic relationships affect stress and health. Deborah Capaldi received the grant, officially titled “Risk for Dysfunctional Relationships for Adults,” to continue research from […]

October 1, 2009

Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care Identified As Meeting “Top Tier” Evidence of Effectiveness: Latest Results of Coalition Initiative Based on Congress’ Top Tier Standard

Contact: Janet Chappell, 541-485-2711 WASHINGTON, DC —  The Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy has determined that Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC), a multimodal behavioral intervention program developed at the Oregon Social Learning Center by Dr. Patti Chamberlain and colleagues, meets the “top tier” standard for evidence of effectiveness with delinquent youth. Several recent Congressional actions seek to […]

Oregon Social Learning Center Receives $3 Million to Study Romantic Relationships

Contact: Sally Schwader, 541-485-2711 Eugene, OR – Deborah M. Capaldi, PhD, a Senior Scientist at the Oregon Social Learning Center, has been awarded a $3 million grant entitled “Risk for Dysfunctional Relationships for Adults” from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). Romantic relationship conflict is a major cause of […]

September 21, 2009

Local Researcher Awarded Federal Grant Focused on Reducing Substance Use and Preventing HIV for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

Contact: Dana Smith, 541-485-2711 Eugene, OR – Dana K. Smith, Ph.D., a research scientist at the Oregon Social Learning Center, has been awarded a grant entitled “Preventing Drug Abuse & HIV/AIDS in Delinquent Youths: An Integrated Intervention” from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). The two-year award, totaling just over $1 million, will examine the […]

August 11, 2009

Area Researcher inducted as American Psychological Association Fellow

Contact: Sally Schwader, 541-485-2711 Eugene, OR – Deborah M. Capaldi, Ph.D., a Senior Scientist with the Oregon Social Learning Center, has been awarded a fellowship in the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Society for Family Psychology. The Council of Representatives confirmed her nomination to the position on August 5th at APA’s 2009 convention in Toronto, Canada. The […]

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