Junior Specialist in Program Development
Miller Hall, Room 103
Ivette Rodriguez Stern is a Junior Specialist at the Center on the Family, University of Hawai‘i. Ms. Stern is a social worker by training, now specializing in macro level practice related to child and family well-being. Her work integrates research and extension activities and focuses on assessing and evaluating the conditions of children and families in Hawai‘i through the use of program data and social indicators for policy and program development efforts. Her work also focuses on family resiliency, especially in the presence of economic strain, and on promoting the practices that strengthen families and foster their well-being.
M.S.W., University of Hawai‘i
Yuen, S., He, S. J., Ripke, M., Stern, I., Kadir, A., & Yuan, M. Y. (2006). Excellence in Extension Award from the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai‘i.
Yuen, S., He, S. J., Kadir, A., Stern, I., Kim, S. Y., & Ripke, M. (2004). Association for Communication Excellence Silver Award for Center on the Family Web site.
Areas of Interest
Social indicators, child and family well-being, family strengthening research and outreach education to support families.
- Hawai‘i KIDS COUNT
- Hawai‘i Youth Opportunities Initiative Data Analysis
- Evaluation of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Programs
- COVID-19 and Job Loss: Who are the Workers Most Affected in Hawai‘i?
- 2019 Community Profile Series
- 2019 Community Profile Series: Technical Report
- 2018 Community Profile Series
- 2018 Community Profile Series: Technical Report
- Family Leave Insurance: Supporting Working Families
- Street Youth Study Report
- Hawai‘i Early Learning Needs Assessment
- Hawai‘i Early Learning Needs Assessment: Technical Supplement
- Hawai‘i Early Learning Needs Assessment: Summary Report