As people face the daily challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences is providing a set of resources for families of all ages and generations. “Families Tackling Tough Times Together” is a 10-week
As people face the daily challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences is providing a set of resources for families of all ages and generations.
Many parents of children under age 18 are faced with additional COVID-19 parenting-related stressors and may be experiencing increases in psychological difficulties; however, we have yet to investigate parent’s levels of posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) and adjustment disorder. Further, COVID-19
To assess breastfeeding exclusivity and rate of breastfeeding, breastfeeding self-efficacy, and satisfaction with breastfeeding after hospital discharge among low-income women with late-preterm and early-term infants compared with women with full-term infants.
State-level child care quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS) have been implemented in a majority of states in the U.S.A. One goal is to improve developmental outcomes for young children, especially from families with fewer resources. Research is needed to
The world of youth sports has become a pressure cooker – one that, for now, the Redds have managed to resist. “All we ask when she comes home,” says Ms. Redd, “is how was practice and did you have fun?”
Income disparities in children’s school readiness skills are key contributors to pervasive achievement gaps. Policy efforts concerning early childhood education (ECE), such as increasing access to state-funded prekindergarten programs implemented within Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS), have been initiated
This study examined elder mistreatment victims’ experiences at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on their COVID-19 awareness and unmet needs. San Francisco Adult Protective Services (APS) caseworkers conducted phone interviews with clients or collaterals (client’s family, trusted other,
In collaboration with The Aspen Institute‘s Sports & Society Program, Families in Sport Lab at Utah State University, and Louisiana Tech University‘s Minds in Motion Lab, TeamSnap released the results of its research study
Despite the proliferation of work–family research, a thorough understanding of family role status changes (e.g. the gaining of elder or child caregiving responsibilities) remain under-theorized and under-examined. The purpose of this paper is to conceptualize various forms of family role
The Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University is collaborating with University of Illinois Extension and select Illinois food pantries and faith-based communities on Reaching Rural Veterans (RRV), a Purdue-based program that connects low-income, homeless and low-resource rural veterans
Last month, the Center for Families celebrated the 2021 and 2020 recipients of the CFF Funding Program in a virtual ceremony. Congratulations to all recipients! 2021 Faculty Awards Kontos Faculty Fellowship – Dr. Xiang Zhou, Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology