2011 Lectures

The Center for Children and Families 2011 Annual Spring Lecture Series centered on relationship development. The talks emphasized the importance of healthy, interpersonal relationships for optimal child development.

Margaret Tresch Owen, Ph.D.

February 25, 2011

Margaret Tresch Owen, Ph.D.

“Sensitive Parenting:  A Growth-Promoting Relationship With Your Child” - sensitive parenting is the strongest predictor of children’s healthy social-emotional and cognitive development.

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March 25, 2011

Karen Prager, Ph.D.

“When Couples Become Parents:  Keeping your Marriage Strong for your Child”

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April 29, 2011

Lisa Rosen, Ph.D.

“Play Dates and Peer Groups:  Forming Friendships Across Childhood”

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May 20, 2011

Marion K. Underwood, Ph.D.

“Helping Adolescents Use Electronic Communication for Good”