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The title of child psychiatrist Bruce Perry’s book, The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, promises a compelling read — and it delivers. In each of his 12 page-turning chapters, Perry draws on his years of treating traumatized children to... Read More
Our team is growing. Six new employees have filled newly created positions. Kathleen Flanagan is a program officer for Community Economic Development. Flanagan comes to the Foundation from the Wildhorse Resort and Casino in Pendleton... Read More
The best clue to the subject matter of social scientist Robert Putnam’s latest best-selling book is in the title, Our Kids. As Putnam surveys the growing schism between the haves and have-nots in America today, he pounds this concept home... Read More
A landmark study demonstrated strong links between Adverse Childhood Experiences and a host of adult problems. In this 16-page report, author David Mandell explores how the study is informing work with children and families in Oregon. Read More
Effective early childhood development is an essential component in raising successful kids, and teaching young children to love reading is a great way to start. Get practical suggestions to help you integrate reading... Read More
Character, not smarts, makes children successful, argues Paul Tough. The good news is that character can be taught. He tells us how in a series of real-life examples. Read More
Chart above: Research published in the the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (Vol 14, Issue 4 , May 1998) found “a strong graded relationship between the breadth of exposure to abuse or household dysfunction during childhood and... Read More