A non-profit research center dedicated to strengthening children, families, and communities.

The Oregon Social Learning Center is a non-profit, collaborative, multidisciplinary research center dedicated to increasing the scientific understanding of social and psychological processes related to healthy development and family functioning. We apply that understanding to the design and evaluation of interventions that strengthen children, adolescents, families, and communities.

Helpful Resources

We’re pleased to provide a number of useful resources for parents, clinicians, and teachers, including a searchable database of publications by OSLC scientists.

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KITS Year 1 Outcomes
  • For the child readiness groups, 83% attended at least half of the classes; 42% attended three-fourths of the sessions
  • For the parent groups, 47% attended at least half but only 22% attended three-fourths of the sessions
  • Summer attendance was better: Average attendance for children in the summer was 80%; this fell to 38% during the fall
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Scientist Spotlights

Sonja K. Schoenwald, Ph.D.

OSLC is proud to announce that Sonja K. Schoenwald, Ph.D. has joined our scientist team as a Senior Research Scientist. Dr. Schoenwald is among the leading clinical services researchers in the country on issues relating to the transportability, implementation, and dissemination of effective community-based treatments for youth with serious clinical problems and their families. She is a highly accomplished and well-known psychologist with over 100 peer-reviewed publications.

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