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Fifty Years of Family Change: From Consensus to Complexity Frank Furstenberg, University of Pennsylvania
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 12:00 PM G10 Biotech Building
This seminar is hosted by Red Latinoamericana de Acogimiento Familiar - Relaf and supported by Unicef. Registration and call for abstracts open. Call for papers & registration deadline 20 August 2013.
This seminar is hosted by Red Latinoamericana de Acogimiento Familiar - Relaf and supported by Unicef. 3rd and 4th October 2013. Guanajuato, Mexico. Registration and call for abstracts now open.
The Centre For Family Research has a worldwide reputation for innovative research that increases understanding of children, parents and family relationships with a focus in topics that are of relavance to public policy, health care and people's lives.
The Children’s Issues Centre aims to make a difference in children’s lives by improving policy and practice relating to children, young people and their families/whānau. The Centre serves as an interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners, policy makers and students with an interest in advancing knowledge about children’s development, well-being and rights. The Centre's research, teaching and advocacy is underpinned by its commitment to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and how this is honoured within Aotearoa New Zealand.
The Centre for Research on the Child and Family aims: To advance our knowledge of the effectiveness and efficiency of children's services across the statutory, voluntary and independent sectors; To advance our conceptual understanding of the psychosocial development of children and the diverse meanings of family life across the life span in a changing and multi-cultural society; To contribute and to disseminate policy and practice knowledge which will enhance the well being of children in their families and communities; To work in collaboration with or on behalf of child and family agencies in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors in the United Kingdom and overseas.
The CCYP promotes the status of children and young people in research, policy and practice. It brings together four important strands: an interdisciplinary approach; a focus on research, education and advocacy for children and young people; an emphasis on cross-sectoral partnerships to promote evidence-based policy and practice and the inclusion and participation of children and young people.