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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Telephone: 407.823.1748 | Fax: 407.823.1749 | Email: mfri@ucf.edu

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If you are interested in receiving more information about Project Harmony, please fill out the inquiry form at this link and one of our team members will be happy to contact you: http://mfri.ucf.edu/contact-us/
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UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute2 days ago
There are many benefits to Project Harmony, our favorite is seeing couples happy to express themselves by learning new ways to communicate with each other. It is a reminder that being open to change and learning new ways to do things can be refreshing for a relationship.

If you're interested in joining our no cost program give us a call at (407) 823-1748
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UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute3 days ago
Showing love to those we care about is extremely important. It is equally as important to receive it for yourself. Embrace each moment you have with your loved ones, and allow yourself to love and be loved.
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UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute4 days ago
A return to our nation’s brick and mortar schools can be an emotionally jarring experience for children, especially those who have been learning remotely for much of the past year. Dr. Dillman Taylor, a specialist in play therapy, discusses what parents can do to help prepare kids.

To watch the full interview, click below to watch directly on Spectrum News 13's website.

https://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/news/2021/07/14/how-to-prepare-students-to-return-to-school-this-fall