Resources

boys readingEvidence-Based Resources to Promote, Enhance, & Nurture Human Well-Being

Behavioral and social sciences research has made enormous contributions toward understanding the relationships among psychosocial and biological factors in promoting health and in minimizing the burden of disease and disability.

ORI scientists are part of a growing number of researchers who develop, test, and promote the use of evidence-based practices - that is, programs that are proven effective by rigorous research. This resources page is a work in progress as our understanding of health promotion and disease prevention grow and change.

Resources

Program Materials

First Step to Success

10/08/2012

First Step to Success is a proven home-school intervention that addresses behavior problems and teaches challenging children to get along with others and to engage in schoolwork.

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Parenting Tips

08/23/2017

These parenting tips were created by the Center on Early Adolesence (CEA). CEA was an active project at Oregon Research Institute from 2006 - 2011.

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Websites

ORI Applied Computer Simulation Labs

10/11/2012

The ORI Applied Computer Simulation Labs have been developing virtual environments and training applications aimed at improving human performance for education and rehabilitation since 1993.

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Promise Neighborhoods Research Consortium

06/24/2013

Find out how your neighborhood can implement effective programs, policies and practices to help young people succeed .

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Measures

International Personality Item Pool

10/08/2012

The International Personality Item Pool is a scientific collaboratory for the development of advanced measures of personality and other individual differences.

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Presentations

Improving the Well-Being of Adolescents in America

10/11/2012

This recorded “webinar” presentation provides information about how individuals, families, schools, community organizations, and government agencies can join in the effort to promote the social and physical well-being of our youth.

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Books

Handbook of Reading Interventions

12/20/2012

ORI Scientist Patricia Vadasy recently co-edited the Handbook of Reading Interventions (O’Connor & Vadasy, 2011, The Guilford Press).

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Opinion Pieces

Improving Health & Well-being

12/03/2013

ORI scientist Tony Biglan published 6 opinion pieces in the Eugene Register Guard in 2013 that discuss how evidence-based behavioral interventions can improve health and wellbeing.

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