• Valerie Earnshaw receives 4-year NIH grant to study stigma around drug use

    Valerie Earnshaw receives 4-year NIH grant to study stigma around drug use

    September 12, 2017

    In August 2017, Dr. Valerie Earnshaw received a four-year, $750,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study stigma among people with substance abuse disorders (SUDs). UDaily discusses Dr. Earnshaw’s award, and the research project t …

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  • Dr. Jennifer Carrano’s advice on talking to your kids about drugs

    Dr. Jennifer Carrano’s advice on talking to your kids about drugs

    September 7, 2017

    Dr. Jennifer Carrano was featured in the Huffington Post’s article “How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs Without Sounding Like A PSA,”. Dr. Carrano discusses why it is important to start the conversation early, and how to use age-appropriate strategies …

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  • New school year, new department name, new programs and new faculty!

    New school year, new department name, new programs and new faculty!

    August 31, 2017

    The 2017-2018 school year has begun and there are lots of new initiatives, names and people in the HDFS department! As of July 1, the department name changed slightly to Human Development and Family Sciences, in accordance to trends in the internationa …

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  • Martha Buell’s take on best/worst states to have a baby

    Martha Buell’s take on best/worst states to have a baby

    August 28, 2017

    Wallethub analyzed the Best & Worst States to have a baby, and Dr. Martha Buell was a featured expert. Dr. Buell discussed several points for parents to consider including the financial costs of a baby and childcare, state programs and services, an …

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  • Laboratory Preschool hosts Body Mechanics camp

    Laboratory Preschool hosts Body Mechanics camp

    June 22, 2017

    UD’s Laboratory Preschool is exploring STEM topics with children through its Body Mechanics camp this summer, a collaborative effort with the Department of Mechanical Engineering and The Perry Initiative. To learn more about this exciting camp and its …

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  • Father’s Day Editorial by Dr. Palkovitz

    Father’s Day Editorial by Dr. Palkovitz

    June 19, 2017

    Dr. Rob Palkovitz wrote an essay on Fatherhood for the News Journal–just in time for Father’s Day! Dr. Palkovitz is a recognized scholar in the field of fatherhood, and lends his expertise to fellow fathers in this piece filled with practical advice a …

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  • Congrats Spring 2017 Interns!

    Congrats Spring 2017 Interns!

    May 11, 2017

    Congratulations to the human services seniors in the clinical concentration who have successfully completed their final 400-hour internships! Collectively, these students provided over 8000 hours of support in local agencies where they gained professio …

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  • Valerie Earnshaw leads study on impact of bullying

    Valerie Earnshaw leads study on impact of bullying

    May 9, 2017

    Dr. Valerie Earnshaw, along with a team of co-authors from six other states, led a study on the lasting impacts of bullying. The study was published in the online journal Pediatrics. Visit UDaily to learn about Dr. Earnshaw’s work on the experiences of …

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  • Human Services majors are 2017 UD Orientation Leaders

    Human Services majors are 2017 UD Orientation Leaders

    May 8, 2017

    Congratulations to Joey Gallo and Haylee Hildalgo, who were selected as UD Orientation Leaders for NSO 2017! They will be working all summer to welcome new students and their families to campus. Learn about the leadership role, the experiences of Joey …

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  • Steele Symposium recognizes student research

    Steele Symposium recognizes student research

    April 10, 2017

    On Friday, April 21st, HDFS undergraduate and graduate students are participating in the 32nd Annual Steele Symposium. The Steele Symposium is a student research conference hosted by the College of Education and Human Development at the University of D …

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