At Children’s Home Society of Washington, social service providers are using video clips of parents interacting with their young children to help the parents identify their own strengths and learn which interactions best promote healthy development. Created in partnership with researchers at the University of Oregon and Oregon Social Learning Center, this new intervention supports positive interactions in young families facing adversity, and models an innovative co-creation and testing process for new science-based strategies. Learn more in this Innovation in Action video, the second in a series of portraits that focuses on innovative, collaborative work as part of Frontiers of Innovation.
Harvard Graduate Students Awarded Dissertation Research Grants
The Center is pleased to announce the recipients of its Julius B. Richmond Fellowship for the 2014-15 academic year. These fellowships support the Center's goal to create a new generation of leaders who are prepared to think differently, work differently, and drive innovation in research, policy, and practice to improve the well-being of vulnerable children. The Center will fund the research of five Harvard students:
Super Cerebro is the Spanish translation of Brain Hero, a three-minute video depicting how actions by a range of people in the family and community can affect a child’s development. The translation and adaptation of this video into Spanish was made possible with major support from Lincos.