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Research Centers and Institutes

The Prevention Science program has close affiliations with several research centers and institutes at the University of Oregon via the work of specific program faculty and the program’s position within the College of Education.  Please refer to the individual center and institute websites for more information.

Primary affiliation:

Prevention Science Institute (

The Prevention Science Institute (PSI) at the University of Oregon is a multidisciplinary institute focused on understanding human development, preventing behavioral health problems, and implementing effective interventions in community settings.

Additional affiliations:

Center for Equity Promotion (

The Center for Equity Promotion (CEQP) is dedicated to working with communities to better understand and support the positive development of children and families, particularly those who are underserved by education, health, and social service systems. We focus on populations that bear the greatest burden of health and education disparities related to adverse social and economic conditions

Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect (

The Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect (CPAN) is designed to develop, implement and research a collective impact and public health approach to child abuse/neglect prevention.

Center on Teaching and Learning (

The Center on Teaching and Learning (CTL) is a world-class research center at the University of Oregon that uses scientific evidence and research-based practices to advance teaching and student learning.

Educational and Community Supports (

Educational and Community Supports (ECS) focuses on the development and implementation of practices that result in positive, durable and scientifically substantiated change in the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families. Federal and state funded projects support research, teaching, dissemination and technical assistance activities.

Other research and outreach units of the College of Education


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