Yearly Archives: 2015

December 8, 2015

Squiddl

We are so excited to finally be able to share this KITS film we produced for Oregon Social Learning Center! Originally intended only for presentations, it is now online as part of the new KITS website. What they do there makes so much sense – they help prepare teachers to help prepare kids for learning. […]

September 18, 2015

Teen Foster Care Program Reduces Drug Use in Early Adulthood

https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/nida-notes/2015/09/teen-foster-care-program-reduces-drug-use-in-early-adulthood Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC) has demonstrated advantages over group residential placement for teen girls who are mandated to out-of-home care by the juvenile justice system (see Program Reduces Girls’ Delinquent Behavior). New findings from a follow-up to a NIDA-supported trial indicate that those benefits extend to a reduction in illegal drug use in […]

August 31, 2015

United Way’s Social Innovation Fund Award. Preparing kindergartners and their families for success.

http://unitedwaylane.org/what-we-do/strategic-priorities/education/social-innovation-fund-award/ Imagine every kindergartner in Lane County starting school with the best skills for success — a love of learning, early literacy and numeracy skills, social skills, self-regulation and parent support. Those kindergartners’ first year would become a solid foundation for future achievements in school and beyond. This vision is possible with the Kids in […]

June 25, 2015

Few Alcoholics Receive Needed Treatment

Few Alcoholics Receive Needed Treatment Oregon Youth Study Data suggests that alcohol problems are often underreported June 24, 2015 A new study suggests alcohol addiction is more prevalent than previously believed but few alcoholics ever receive needed treatment. New research from the Oregon Youth Study recently published online in Comprehensive Psychiatry suggests that people often […]

May 22, 2015

Many Men’s Drinking Increases in Their 30’s, Study Shows

Scientists at the Oregon Social Learning Center found that in their 30s many men increase the total amount they drink overall, and have ongoing alcohol-related problems. Nearly one half of the study men drank 13 drinks per week at age 29 years, increasing to 18 drinks per week on average by age 37 years. Almost […]

May 6, 2015

EdTech Evolution

Oregon Social Learning Center is among an handful of industry leaders that are championing an education/technology cluster in Eugene to drive entrepreneurship and innovation. Learn More… Open for Business