Human Development and Family Sciences Research

NIH grant will study of stigma surrounding drug use

Valerie Earnshaw, UD’s CEHD Faculty Scholar, received a 4-year Mentored Research Scientist Development Award from the NIH to examine longitudinal associations between disclosure, stigma, social support, and SUD recovery-related outcomes among people receiving SUD treatment. Read More

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Bullying’s long term effects

Being kicked or shoved intentionally by a schoolmate, being hurt by constant taunting — such instances of aggression, which psychologists refer to as “peer victimization” — can have lasting, harmful Read More

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Connecting farm to table to healthy eating

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Delaware partnered with the Delaware Department of Agriculture to develop a comprehensive report called Delaware Food and Farm Report: Connecting Healthy Farms Read More

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Inspiring Jewish agencies to integrate people with disabilities

Jewish Community Services agencies tend to segregate people with disabilities, isolating them from fully participating in their community life. To address this, the Ruderman Family Foundation (RFF), under the direction Read More

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Coteaching strengthens learning

UD has adopted coteaching as the primary approach to student teaching in their ECE and ETE teacher preparation programs. Coteaching in student teaching involves two adults with different expertise actively collaborating from the first day of student teaching to meet the needs of the learners in the classroom. Read More

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Women, families in a globalized world

As our global society diversifies and becomes more racially, ethnically and religiously complex, and as socioeconomic disparities grow, there are more and more variations on “traditional” family life. Single parent and Read More

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Starting at Home interventions

Starting at Home will examine the impacts and outcomes for Early Head Start parents and children to determine if participation in Promoting First Relationships parenting intervention reduces stress levels in children. Read More

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Evaluating the fairness of protection orders

The Effects of Civil Protection Orders on Procedural Justice, System Efficacy, and Safety in Domestic Violence Cases UD faculty members, Ruth Fleury-Steiner, HDFS, and Susan Miller, Department of Sociology and Read More

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Promoting Quality Improvement for Family Child Care Providers

Stars Plus: Promoting Quality Improvement for Family Child Care Providers in QRIS using a Community of Practice Model Principal Investigator Rena Hallam, and Co-Principal Investigators Martha Buell, Myae Han and Read More

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