Location

Portland State University

Start Date

19-6-2018 9:30 AM

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/26494

Description

In an effort to provide parents with social support and parenting skills, college students were provided with parenting workshops, a resource library, and online discussions. Initially, these endeavors were grant supported and participation was mandatory. Recently, services have been offered as a voluntary activity. Data from each time period will be compared to demonstrate the importance of funded student participation.

Amanda Wilcox Herzog, Ph.D. has taught at California State University Santa Barbara for the last 16 years. Dr. Wilcox Herzog is a Professor in the Psychology Department, where they offer a BA in Human Development and an MA in Child Development. In addition, she is the founder and faculty supervisor of the CSUSB Infant/Toddler Lab School. Dr. Wilcox Herzog received her Ph.D. in Child Development and Family Studies at Purdue University. Her professional development over the past 20 years has focused almost exclusively on ways to increase child care quality via teacher training and education. She has engaged in various projects that have utilized assessment, personal reflection, and targeted training opportunities to improve teacher’s interactions and curricular offerings with young children.

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Jun 19th, 9:30 AM

Building a Village: Developing a Student Parent Support Program

Portland State University

In an effort to provide parents with social support and parenting skills, college students were provided with parenting workshops, a resource library, and online discussions. Initially, these endeavors were grant supported and participation was mandatory. Recently, services have been offered as a voluntary activity. Data from each time period will be compared to demonstrate the importance of funded student participation.

Amanda Wilcox Herzog, Ph.D. has taught at California State University Santa Barbara for the last 16 years. Dr. Wilcox Herzog is a Professor in the Psychology Department, where they offer a BA in Human Development and an MA in Child Development. In addition, she is the founder and faculty supervisor of the CSUSB Infant/Toddler Lab School. Dr. Wilcox Herzog received her Ph.D. in Child Development and Family Studies at Purdue University. Her professional development over the past 20 years has focused almost exclusively on ways to increase child care quality via teacher training and education. She has engaged in various projects that have utilized assessment, personal reflection, and targeted training opportunities to improve teacher’s interactions and curricular offerings with young children.