Past Projects

Externally Funded Projects

$9,627,620
2015- 2020
Project Harmony
Dr. Sejal Barden, PI, Dr. Dalena Dillman Taylor, Co-PI, Dr. Mark Young, Co-PI
Funded by the U.S. DHHS, Office of Family Assistance (HHS-2015-ACF-OFA-FM-0985)
$39,861
2015-2016
Development and Validation of the Educator Inspire Scale Lambie, G. W., Principal Investigator & Barden, S. M., Co-Principal Investigator Funded by the Denny Sanford Foundation
$6,553,524
2011- 2014
Project T.O.G.E.T.H.E.R.- To Offer Great Education that Harvests Relationships Funded by the U.S. DHHS, Office of Family Assistance
$3,574,583
2007-2011
Supporting Healthy Marriages (SHM) Together Project MDRC- Supporting Healthy Marriages National Demonstration Project Funded through MDRC/ U.S. DHHS, Administration for Children and Families
$119,401
2007-2009
PAIRS Evaluation Project Funded by The PAIRS Foundation, Inc.
$75,000
2007
MDRC Implementation Plan for Supporting Healthy Marriages Project Funded through the MDRC/U.S. DHHS, Administration for Children and Families
$1,619,652
2006-2011
The Together Project- Level II Funded by the Office of Financial Assistance of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
$544,698
2003-2006
Stronger Marriages and Stronger Families Funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Children’s Bureau and the Florida Department of Children and Families

Internally Funded Projects

$7,500
2013-2014
Understanding the influence of breast cancer on Latina couples: An exploratory qualitative grounded theory research design
Barden, S. M., Principal Investigator
Funded by the University of Central Florida, Office of Research and Commercialization
$7,469 Continuing the exploration of the Impact of Adlerian Play Therapy (AdPT) on Children, ages 6-9 years with Emotional Disturbances Funded by the University of Central Florida, Office of Research and Commercialization

 

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UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute23 hours ago
"The number of people privately dealing with mental health issues will stun you. It’s why alumni Brandon and Michi Marshall launched Project 375 — to make mental health the most important topic of conversation you have today.” Check out this article from the Pegasus Magazine highlighting the work that Project 375 is doing to spread awareness and decrease stigma of mental illness.

https://www.ucf.edu/pegasus/we-need-to-talk/
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UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute3 days ago
Check out this interesting article about awareness by Dr. Dan Siegel on The Gottman Institute’s Blog! Increasing awareness and mindfulness can help you handle stressful situations. Learn more about these relaxation techniques in our workshops! Call (407) 823-1748 or visit us at www.mfri.ucf.edu today!

https://www.gottman.com/blog/aware-the-science-and-practice-of-presence/
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UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute7 days ago
It is important to understand one’s own feelings about emotions, and to learn that self-understanding comes from recognizing one’s own feelings. Read more about how emotional intelligence impacts parenting in this article and call us for more information about our workshops at (407) 823-1748!

https://www.gottman.com/blog/emotional-intelligence-creates-loving-supportive-parenting/