Tag Children & families
Thomas's work aims to improve the life chances of Black children and youth by drawing attention to risks that undermine their positive development, strengthening the Black family, encouraging father engagement, and challenging policies that undermine these families.
“The higher their psychological distress, the less healthy food is available in the home and the more unhealthy the feeding practices are for their children,” says Myoungock Jang,
In the experimental game, a robot crash lands on an alien planet. In order to rebuild the spaceship, players must, as the robot, build rapport with the aliens by deciphering their emotions.
Easy access to a gun at home is bad for a child’s mental health, particularly for girls, according to a new examination of a study of American schoolchildren from the 1990s.
Professor Margaret Kerr believes it's important to better understand the factors that impact parents’ experiences and to develop interventions focused on helping people become better and happier parents.
Eagle’s Wing Child Care is marking 25 years since it started, and director Debb Schaubs is retiring with plenty of fond memories.
More than 300 people gathered June 2 at UW–Madison’s Gordon Commons for Wisconsin’s first statewide Prenatal-to-Five Summit.
A new set of studies published this week and edited by researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is the first to try to get at the causal mechanisms behind the economic factors that are strongly associated with child maltreatment.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Odyssey Project has received a $100,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to help expand Odyssey Junior.
Sagashus Levingston has spent the last 10 years working towards a master’s degree in African American Studies and a Ph.D. in English Literature. And she’s done all this while raising six kids.