Oregon Social Learning Center News

August 10, 2007

Grant Awarded to Fund National Long-term Mentoring Study

Contact: Diana Strand, OSLC, 541-485-2711; Jani Iverson, FOTC, 503-281-6633 PORTLAND, OR – The National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) has awarded $2.91million over the next five years to the Eugene-based non-profit Oregon Social Learning Center (OSLC) to fund a national study of the Friends of the Children youth mentoring program. Additional funds to support […]

June 11, 2007

OSLC Senior Scientist Gerald R. Patterson to Receive Lifetime Contribution Award from the Developmental Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association

Contact: Marion Forgatch, Phone 541-485-2711 WASHINGTON, DC – Division 7 (Developmental Psychology) of the American Psychological Association recently announced that OSLC Senior Scientist and clinical psychologist Dr. Gerald R. Patterson will be awarded the Urie Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology in the Service of Science and Society at their annual meeting in Boston. […]

OSLC Scientists Organize Early Career Research Competition

Contact: Diana Strand, Phone 541-485-2711 WASHINGTON, DC – For the second year, OSLC Research Scientists Dr.’s J. Mark Eddy and Charles Martinez, Jr. chaired the Sloboda and Bukoski Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Cup Competition, held at the annual meeting last week. Teams of early career prevention scientists competed for the honor of winning the traveling […]

May 30, 2007

Senior Scientist from the Oregon Social Learning Center to Receive Science to Practice Award from the Society for Prevention Research

Contact: Judy Boler, Phone 541-485-2711 WASHINGTON, DC – OSLC Senior Scientist and psychologist Dr. Patti Chamberlain will receive the prestigious Science to Practice Award this week at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research (SPR). The mission of SPR is to advance science-based prevention programs and policies through empirical research. The international membership of […]

February 5, 2007

Grant Helps Women Get Lives Together

by The Register-Guard Staff Like the more than 650 women who got out of prison and back on their feet with the help of Sponsors Women’s Services in the past dozen years, Shelley Mallory has paid some dues. In her case, just under two years in prison for violating probation and writing bad checks. Like […]

New Project to Focus on Multifaceted Intervention for Women Involved in Criminal Justice System

Contact: Mark Eddy, Phone 541-485-2711 EUGENE, OR – OSLC Research Scientist Dr. J. Mark Eddy is part of a local collaborative effort funded through an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant to provide services and to assess their effectiveness with women on probation or parole who have experienced domestic violence and have substance use problems and/or […]

February 1, 2007

Eugene Scientist to Serve as Distinguished Lecturer at Queen’s University

Contact: Sally Schwader, Phone 541-485-2711 KINGSTON, ONTARIO – OSLC Senior Scientist Dr. Deborah Capaldi will present findings from the long term Oregon Youth Study on the relationship between intimate partner violence and crime as an invited speaker for the Queen’s University Distinguished Lecture Series on February 9, 2007. The Oregon Youth Study of 206 fourth grade […]

January 9, 2007

Scientists Affiliated with the Oregon Social Learning Center Recognized for their Professional Contributions to Psychology

Contact: Mark Eddy, Phone 541-485-2711 EUGENE, OR – Two senior scientists affiliated with the Oregon Social Learning Center (OSLC) were recently recognized for their significant professional contributions to the field of psychology. Gerald R. Patterson, Ph.D., co-founder and a Senior Scientist at OSLC, was presented the Scott Award from the International Society for Research on Aggression […]

November 2, 2006

Community Conference Covers Issues Surrounding Children of Incarcerated Parents

On November 9, community leaders will gather for a conference at UO to help raise awareness about how parental justice involvement and incarceration impact children – participants will learn how to work together to better meet the needs of these children.

October 20, 2006

National Conversation on Brain Imaging, Molecular Genetics, and Neuroscience to Come to Eugene this Winter

OSLC Research Scientist Dr. Phil Fisher will be an invited speaker on “Interventions for Improving Regulation in Children” at the Workshop on Neuroscience and the Prevention of Mental Illness and School Failure. The workshop will be held on January 27, 2007, at the University of Oregon.