Hallie E. Ford Center
for Healthy Children and Families

To thrive, families need a strong foundation. We're Building it.

The Hallie E. 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 center advocates a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to research, training and outreach that has far-reaching consequences for Oregon and beyond.

“Our work begins with passion and leads to life-changing results. The center generates, translates and shares research-based knowledge to improve the health and well-being of children and families.”

Director Megan McClelland.

 

Research Cores

The Center is organized into four Research Cores. These cores build on the existing strengths of the college and serve as catalysts for collaborative research activity that will lead the college to new prominence in advancing science and serving the needs of the public.

Whole Child Training Institute

Hallie Ford Center

The Hallie Ford Center hosts training series is to provide high-quality professional development trainings that address the needs of the whole child for educators, administrators, specialists, etc. who work with children and youth of all abilities.

Next training: Social and Emotional Learning. June 16-17, 2020.

   Info and registration

We know that success in life starts early. You could even say it starts HERE. Learn more about the Hallie Ford Center’s impact – and its compelling future.  Impact and Future

It’s more than science. Our work changes lives. See how in the  HFC Brochure