When caring for infants, ‘good enough’ parenting is indeed good enough

Oct 14 2020 - 11:30am

Tending to and having a firm understanding of an infant’s needs may come naturally to some parents, but for others it can pose a constant challenge. Whether you’re striving for perfection or fear you’re not a strong enough caregiver, it turns out that doing a “good enough” job of parenting can still leave a positive imprint on a child. Lehigh University researcher Susan S. Woodhouse says caregivers only need to “get it right” 50 percent of the time when responding to a baby’s need for attachment.

Dominique Levert, School Psychology doctoral student, Awarded Early Care and Education Research Scholar: Head Start Dissertation Grant

Oct 2 2020 - 2:00pm

Dominique Levert was awarded the Early Care and Education Research Scholar: Head Start Dissertation grant. Levert’s project is entitled "Ensuring Young Children Have a Head Start: Transition Practices that Link Early Childhood Education Settings." The two-year, $50,000 project focuses on ensuring a smooth transition into preschool, as adjustment challenges can cause a negative experience, making children less likely to be responsive to later schooling. Levert will be mentored by her advisor, Dr.

Counselor gives hands-on exercises to build kids’ emotional health

May 11 2020 - 2:15pm

Dr. George DuPaul, a child psychologist affiliated with the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and the American Psychology Association Interdivisional Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education, agrees that finding creative ways to engage students can be effective in uncovering underlying issues.

Early Childhood Mathematics

Sep 24 2010 - 10:15am

Albert Einstein once said "Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I assure you that mine are greater." This was before he published his theory of relativity and founded modern cosmology nearly a century ago. Dr. Robin Hojnoski, professor of school psychology, shares how tomorrow's Einsteins can learn to love math today.

Dr. Susan Woodhouse

Associate Professor and Program Director
Room A225
Focus Areas
Addressing Mental Health and Health Inequities
Atypical Functioning and Development
Communities and Families
Developmental Psychopathology
Emotional Functioning
Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
Home Visiting Interventions
Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
Mental Health
Neighborhoods and Communities
Psychotherapy/intervention Process and Outcome
Psychophysiology of Stress and Regulation
School Psychology and Counseling
Social and Emotional Development
Stress and Adversity

Dr. Patricia H. Manz

Professor, Associate Chair of Education and Human Services Department
Room A309
Focus Areas
Communities and Families
Cultural Validity in Intervention/Assessment
Data Informed Decision Making
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Equity and Justice
Home Visiting Interventions
Language Development
Poverty and Children
School Psychology and Counseling