Research

Grants

Faculty in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) are involved in impactful and innovative externally funded grants. Active grants are listed below and faculty in HDFS are in bold. Many of these projects involve interdisciplinary teams that include colleagues from other departments at CSU and at other institutions across the nation.

Ortega, L. (PI). Exploring Underlying Change Processes within a Primary Prevention Program for Youth. Spencer Foundation. 2018-2019. $49,995.49

Barrett, K. C., (PI), Morgan, G. A. (co-PI), & Jozsa, K. (co-PI). Creation of an Android app for a tablet-based Assessment of School Readiness. CSURF-CSU Ventures. 2016-2018. $10,472.

Barrett, K. C., (Lead Investigator), Orsi, R. (Collaborating Investigator), Holmquist-Johnson, H. (Collaborating Investigator) & Penny, K. (Community PI). Partnership Development Pilot Grant. Title: TAPT-IN Parenting (Teaching Adoptive Parents Trauma-Informed Parenting). Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. 2018-2019. $9,974.

Jozsa, K. (PI), Barrett, K.C., (PI for International Collaboration), Morgan, G.A. (co-Investigator for international collaboration). The Role of Mastery Motivation and Executive Functions in School Performance. NKFI Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office Grant NKFI K124839. 2017-2021. $162,000

Bielak, A. (PI). Using Cognitive Intraindividual Variability to Measure Lifestyle Interventions, R03AG055748. National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging (NIH/NIA). 2017-2019. $151,833.

Bielak, A. (PI). Using Cognitive Intraindividual Variability to Measure Interventions – Admin Supplement, R03AG055748-01S1. National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging (NIH/NIA). 2017-2019. $152,000.

Burzynska, A. (PI). Employment in Old Age and Neurocognitive Health: Enriched Environment or a Stressor? Mather Lifeways Institute on Aging. 2017-2018. $54,757.

Coatsworth, J.D. (PI), & George, M. (co-PI). Assessing and Changing the Culture of Concussion Reporting in Middle and High School Youth: A Community Collaborative Approach. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2016-2019. $399,232.

Coatsworth, J.D. (PI), & Luong, G. (co-PI). Building a Compassionate Community Actively Living Mindfulness (CCALM) to Promote Health and Well-Being Among Older Adults, Family Caregivers, and Care Staff. Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. 2017-2018. $13,087.

Conner, B. (PI), Prince, M. (co-PI), George, M. (co-I), Shillington, A., (co-I), & Riggs, N. (co-I). Analysis of Data from Before and After Implementation of Recreational Marijuana in Colorado. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. 2018-2019. $186,500.

Daunhauer, L. (PI), & Fidler, D. (PI). Intervention to Promote Goal-Directed Behavior in Infants with Down Syndrome. HHS-ACL-Administration for Community Living. 2015-2018. $597,619.

Diehl, M. (PI), & Li, K. (co-I). Testing Psychological Mechanisms to Promote Physical Activity in Adults, 1 R01 AG051723. Funding agency: National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging (NIH/NIA). 2017-2022. $2,753,727.

Fruhauf, C. (PI), Riggs, N. (co-I). Colorado State University (CSU) & University of Hawai`i at Manoa (UHM) - Sustainable Community Project (CO&HI-SCP). National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Children, Youth and Families at Risk (CYFAR) Sustainable Community Program (SCP). 2015-06132. $1,303,658.

Fruhauf, C. (PI), Schmid, A. (PI), Sharp, J.L., (co-PI), Portz, J. (co-PI), Leach, H. J. (co-PI), & Coatsworth, J.D. (co-I). Merging Yoga and self-management to develop Skills (MY-Skills). R32AT009688, NIH-Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2018-2020. $670,731.

George, M. (PI) & Riggs, N. (co-PI). Co-creating a Data Backbone for the Healthy Schools Professional Development System. The Colorado Health Foundation. 2018-2019. $599,953.

Haddock, S. (PI), Henry, K. (PI), Lucas-Thompson, R. (co-I), Weiler, L. (co-I), & Youngblade, L.M. (co-I). Mentor Families: A Setting-Level Component to Improve Mentoring Outcomes for At-Risk Youth, William T. Grant Foundation, 2015-2019, $599,784.

Haddock, S. (Co-PI), Krafchick, J. (co-PI), & Zimmerman, T. (co-PI). Campus Connections: CSU Students Mentoring At-Risk Youth, Bohemian Foundation, 2018-2019, $30,000.

Haddock, S. (Co-PI), Zimmerman, T. (co-PI), Krafchick, J. (co-PI), Campus Connections: Therapeutic Mentoring for At-Risk Youth, United Way of Larimer County, 2015-2018, $30,000.

Haddock, S. (PI) & Weiler, L. (co-PI). Campus Connections: Therapeutic Mentoring for At-Risk Youth, Colorado Department of Human Services—Tony Grampsas Youth Services, 2017-2019, $152,958.

Haddock, S. (Co-PI), Zimmerman, T. (co-PI), Krafchick, J. (co-PI), & Weiler, L. (co-I). Campus Connections: Therapeutic Mentoring for At-Risk Youth. Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS)—Division of Criminal Justice, State of Colorado, 2015-2019, $186,320.

Hepburn, S. (PI). Facing Your Fears in School Settings: Implementing a CBT Program for Students with ASD or other Special Learning Needs. U.S. Health Resources and Service Administration; Subcontract from UC Denver, 2017-2020, $147,923.

Krafchick, J. (Co-PI), Zimmerman, T. (Co-PI), & Haddock, S. (Co-PI). Campus Connections: Therapeutic Mentoring for At-Risk Youth, United Way of Larimer County, 2015-2018, $30,000.

Krafchick, J. (Co-PI), Zimmerman, T. (Co-PI), & Haddock, S. (Co-PI). Campus Connections: Therapeutic Mentoring for At-Risk Youth, Colorado Youth Detention Continuum, 2018-2019, $15,000.

Lucas-Thompson, R. (PI). Developing an Ecological Momentary Intervention for a Mindfulness Intervention: A Program to Decrease Stress and Anxiety in Youth. CSU Ventures. 2017-2019. $14,710.

Lucas-Thompson, R. (PI). Decreasing Stress and Anxiety in Youth from High-Conflict Homes: Exploring a Mindfulness Group + Ecological Momentary Intervention. National Institutes of Health, K01 Career Development Award. 2017-2022. $641,030.

Luong, G. (PI). Elucidating Age Differences in Stressor-Health Links. National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging. K01 Career Development Award. 2018-2023. $623,500.

Luong, G. (PI). Elucidating Pathways to Character via Short-Term and Long-Term Changes Using Individual and Dyadic Approaches. John Templeton Foundation, Pathways to Character Initiative (subcontract awarded through Arizona State University). 2017-2019. $210,000.

Nelson, T. (PI), Youngblade, L.M. (co-PI), & Diehl, M. (co-I). Evaluation of HPP Interventions to Improve Outcomes in the Human, Psychological, Social and Spiritual Domains of the POTFF Program. Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. 2016-2018. $231,743.

Quirk, K. (PI). : LGBT Wellbeing and Cortisol in the Current Sociopolitical Climate. College of Health and Human Services Mini-Grant, 2017-2018. $10,000.

Quirk, K. (co-PI). Couple Conflict and Biomarkers. The Public Health Faculty Seed Grant. 2017-2018.: $20,000.

Rattenborg, K. (PI). Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS), U.S. Department of Education, 2018-2022, $874,320.

Rattenborg, K. (PI). Child care tuition support for low-income student parents and CPP families, Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation, 2018, $36,000.

Rattenborg, K. (PI). Poudre School District Colorado Preschool Program at the CSU Early Childhood Center, Poudre School District, 2017-2019, $39,820.

Rattenborg, K. (PI). Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS), U.S. Department of Education, 2014-2018, $871,447.

Riggs, N. (PI), George, M. (co-PI), Coatsworth, J.D. (co-I), & Graham, D. (co-I). Advancing IDEAS for Health. The Colorado Health Foundation. 2016-2018. $827,080.

Shomaker, L. (PI). Depression and Insulin Sensitivity in Adolescents. HHS-NIH-National Institutes of Health. 2017-2022. $2,726,621.

Shomaker, L. (PI). Comparative Effectiveness Pilot Study for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention in Hispanic/Latino Adolescents. 2017-18. Colorado Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CCTSI). Community PI/Partner: L. Schwartz/Salud Family Health Center. $30,000.

Youngblade, L. (PI), & Haddock, S. (Co-PI), Colorado Children’s Congregate Care Resiliency Opportunity Project (CROP), US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2017-2021, $2M (subcontract to CSU: $1,024,691).