2023-2024 Newsletter

June 28th, 2024in News & Events

The Institute for Early Childhood Well-Being had a successful academic year with various activities connected to its mission to support and promote interdisciplinary community engagement and research in early childhood well-being. We commemorate our 2023-2024 school year with the following newsletter that we hope you enjoy.  Please click the following... More

LASA 2024: Childhood, Diversity, & Family Complexity in Latin America

June 14th, 2024in News & Events

On Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 10:20 to 11:50 AM, Dr. Dina Castro and Dr. Luzmila Mendivil will present "The Afro-descendent Diaspora in Peru:  Afro-peruvian Identity Construction in Early Childhood" in the panel of "Childhood Diversity, and Family Complexity in Latin America." This panel will be part of the 2024 International... More

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2024-2025 University-Community Parternship Research Award

May 14th, 2024in News & Events

Congratulations to the 2024-2025 University-Community Partnership Research Awardees. The BU Wheelock Institute for Early Childhood Well-Being appreciates all who applied for the grant. We are excited to see each awardee's research progress in their interdisciplinary fields, focusing on early childhood well-being.

Preventing Violence Against Young Children: A Scoping Review Of Interventions In Low- And Middle-Countries

April 16th, 2024in Announcements, News & Events

Dr. Lenette Azzi-Lessing, Clinical Professor of Social Work, at BU, and Dr. Margaret Lombe, Associate Professor of Social Work, at BU, were the recipients of a University-Community Partnership Research Award funded by the BU Wheelock Institute for Early Childhood Well-Being. We are excited to share a publication of their research: Preventing... More

April Research in Progress Meeting

March 19th, 2024in Announcements, News & Events

Join us for an engaging event featuring: Register! Dr. Kimberly Crespo discusses how bilingual experience and cognitive factors shape learning. Dr. Alicia Mendez presents a systems mapping project aiding infant mental health in Massachusetts. Dr. Nurten Karacan Özdemir shares efforts supporting children and parents post-earthquake in Türkiye.

Institute Welcomes Dr. Yoonsook Ya

Welcome Yoonsook Ha to our team as Associate Professor and Social Welfare Policy Coordinator! We are thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Yoonsook Ha to our esteemed faculty. With her background and dedication to social welfare policy, Dr. Ha brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will enrich our... More