Oregon Parenting Education Week


Oregon Parenting Education Week

Of all the things that influence a child’s growth and development, the most critical is reliable, responsive, and sensitive parenting. Effective parenting education programs have been linked with decreased rates of child abuse and neglect, better physical, cognitive and emotional development in children, and increased parental knowledge of child development and parenting skills.

2016 Oregon Parenting Educators Conference

Oregon Parenting Education Week will be May 16 - 20, 2016. As a part of the celebration, the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children & Families and the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative will host the third annual, one day Parenting Educators Conference for professionals who work with families. The conference will be on Monday, May 16th at the LaSells Stewart Center on the campus of Oregon State University.

Keynote Speaker

Stay tuned for an announcement regarding this year's keynote speaker.

Previous Oregon Parenting Education Week content

Be sure to watch all the video and read all the articles from past years.

The Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families promotes the development and well being of children, youth, and families by generating, translating, and sharing research-based knowledge. The Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative (OPEC) supports delivery of high quality parenting education programs and collaborative efforts to strengthen regional parenting education systems. OPEC is a partnership of four of Oregon’s largest foundations (The Oregon Community Foundation, The Ford Family Foundation, The Meyer Memorial Trust and The Collins Foundation) and Oregon State University.