A collaborative intervention continues to connect children, parents and teachers across the state of Nebraska.
Teachers and Parents as Partners (TAPP), formerly referred to as Conjoint Behavioral Consulation, is team-oriented approach to improving student behavior at home and school. Sue Sheridan, CYFS director, discussed the program in a recent radio spot with the Nebraska Ag Almanac.
Dawn Davis and Leslie Hawley, faculty affiliates with the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools, were recently named “emerging leaders in education” by Phi Delta Kappa International, a global association of education professionals.
It began with a dream. One decade later, the collective vision of the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools continues to improve lives and inform policy.
CYFS hosted a 10th anniversary breakfast Nov. 19 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and recognized partners in its mission to enhance the lives of children and families. The celebration opened with remarks from Ronnie Green, vice chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Marjorie Kostelnik, dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences; and Prem Paul, vice president for research and economic development.
The Nebraska Academy for Methodology, Analytics and Psychometrics continues its mission to promote inter-disciplinary research with the Nebraska Methodology Workshop series. Students, faculty and community members gathered Nov. 10 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus for the first workshop by methodologist Rex Kline.
The pioneers of modern temperament research, psychiatrists Alexander Thomas and Stella Chess, identified nine traits present at birth that influenced children’s development. Half a century later, temperament research continues to play a key role in unlocking children’s behavioral diversity.