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Oregon author Shauna Tominey has lived in a lot of states and worked as a researcher and teacher with many kinds of families. “I have found that as I’ve worked with families in different settings, there are commonalities in the ways they... Read More
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
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