Press Releases

July 11, 2017

Celebrating 40 years of “Science Benefiting Families”

Oregon Social Learning Center to Celebrate 40 years of “Science Benefiting Families” What began as a collaboration between two psychologists at the University of Oregon in 1977 evolved during the past forty years to become an organization that today employs 150 people, including 16 scientists, and has helped tens of thousands of families in our […]

January 29, 2016

Build Your Child’s Self Esteem Infographic – KITS

http://www.kidsintransitiontoschool.org/build-your-childs-self-esteem-infographic/

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. […]

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 […]

August 14, 2014

OSLC Chief Varnum Discusses Economic Impact of Independent Research Organizations at Regional Prosperity Summit

At this year’s summit, OSLC’s Chief Operating Officer Rick Varnum discussed the impact of OSLC and other independent research organizations as a member of the Education Technology and Research Panel. Participants learned that OSLC’s economic impact includes 130 living wage jobs, bringing $7.5M to Eugene in federal funding and an additional $5.0 M in city government and private foundation funding.

Oregon Social Learning Center receives $9 Million grant to create Translational Drug Abuse Prevention Center

Eugene, Ore.—The Oregon Social Learning Center (OSLC), in collaboration with the University of Oregon, New York Foundling, and the University of Southern California, recently received a $9 Million grant from National Institute of Drug Abuse to launch the Translational Drug Abuse Prevention Center (TDAP). The grant is one of the largest ever received by OSLC. […]

June 10, 2013

Dr. Patricia Chamberlain inducted to the first cohort of Society for Prevention Research SPR Fellows.

NOTE: Text reprinted from the Society for Prevention Research 21st Annual Meeting fellows and awards presentation program, Thursday, May 30, 2013, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA. The SPR Fellowship is an honor that SPR bestows upon a small and select group of members who have a particularly distinguished record of contributions in the field of prevention research. A distinguished […]

Dr. Jeffrey Temple receives 2013 ECPN John B. Reid Early Career Award

NOTE: Text reprinted from the Society for Prevention Research 21st Annual Meeting fellows and awards presentation program, Thursday, May 30, 2013, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA. The Society for Prevention Research is pleased to present the ECPN John B. Reid Early Career Award to Dr. Jeffrey Temple. As a young researcher, Dr. Temple has been very active […]

February 14, 2013

Valentine’s Day Stereotypes

Much of the power (i.e., commercial profit) surrounding Valentine’s Day is driven by stereotypes. These stereotypes allow us to simplify the world and ignore the complexity surrounding couples. Although every other commercial recently tells us that every woman in America wants flowers, chocolate, and jewelry for Valentine’s Day, the truth is more complex and probably […]

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