Jeffrey Todahl, College of Education

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Jeffrey Todahl

Associate Professor
Director, Couples and Family Therapy Program
Co-Director and Director of Research, Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect
Practice Areas: Child Abuse, Neglect, Abuse Prevention, Couples and Family Therapy

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Jeffrey Todahl is an academic expert in child abuse, neglect, domestic violence, abuse prevention and couples and family therapy. He has collaborated with the U.S. Department of justice in an effort to create a streamlined domestic violence intervention system (Greenbook Initiative), is currently measuring child abuse and neglect rates in Oregon (Oregon Child Abuse Prevalence Study), has partnered with the University of Kentucky to evaluate university-based sexual assault bystander prevention effectiveness (McBEE), and works actively with The Ford Family Foundation on an Oregon-wide evaluation of Stewards of Children (sexual abuse prevention), and a Lane County-specific effort to reduce child abuse and neglect (90by30 Initiative). 

Recent Media:
‘There is a lot of work to do’: McAnulty case a tragic reminder for child welfare advocate (KEZI, July 11, 2019)
Program in College of Education works to reduce child abuse (Around the O, June 24, 2019)
Everyone has a part to play in prevention of child abuse (The Register-Guard, April 12, 2019)
Domestic violence, like other disasters, tests us all (The Register-Guard, Oct. 3, 2017)
Get involved now to help prevent child abuse (The Register-Guard, April 11, 2016)