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FIND: Using Science to Coach Caregivers


FIND: Using Science to Coach Caregivers

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 intervention supports positive interactions in young families facing adversity and models an innovative co-creation and testing process for science-based strategies. Learn more in this Innovation in Action video, the second in this series of portraits that focuses on innovative, collaborative work as part of Frontiers of Innovation.

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Any available full-time positions at the Center are posted on Harvard’s employment Web site at All applicants for employment with Harvard University must apply for the specific job opening through its Web site.

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April 27, 2015
This grantee spotlight from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation provides a brief overview of the Center's work, with a focus on our science translation and communication efforts.
March 20, 2015

This piece profiles the work of Center-affiliated faculty member Matthew K. Nock, whose lab is developing a test to better predict suicide risk, with a particular focus on adolescents.

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