Posted on On April 18, the Department of Human Development and Family Studies held its Spring Research Poster Session. Out of the eight posters presented, four were from CWRTP. Below is a list of posters and pictures from the event.
Posted on Several CWRTP staff volunteered to be judges for a couple of activities during ISU's Homecoming week. Jo Ann Lee, Martha Stewart, Natalie Reich and Kate Goudy were judges for the Homecoming Parade. Kate Goudy was also a judge for the Yell Like Hell competition. Student Worker, Hannah Peterson, was on the Homecoming Central Committee and co-chaired the parade. Several CWRTP staff (and one alumni CWRTP staff) attended the football game to cheer on the Cyclones.
Posted on The Human Development and Family Studies Department (HDFS) hosted the "Game of Life" activity in LeBaron Hall. CWRTP had a booth related to parenting. CWRTP staff members involved in the booth included Erin Kramer, Jo Ann Lee, and Kate Goudy. Participants got to experience what it was like to be a single parent of ayoung child on a minimal income by playing the online game PlaySpent on the iPads. It was an eye-opening experience for several students who completed the game.
Posted on The Child Welfare and Research Project (CWRTP) had a booth at the Human Sciences Week Professional and Scientific Resource Fair October 8. Team members that assisted at the fair included: Jo Ann Lee, Scott Willsey, Erin Kramer, Paula Burns and Kate Goudy. Participants who attended the fair got to try answering CWRTP Trivia to win a prize.
Posted on Human development and family studies professor and department chair Carl Weems has been named a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, a mark of excellence from the leading international organization dedicated to advancing scientific psychology. Weems's research focuses on how traumatic experiences affect brain development in children and adolescents.