Save the Date: 2015 Spring Lecture Series Infant Development Program Juega Conmigo Expansions Questions About Your Child? Center for Children and Families Advisory Council Stories of Impact

Save the Date: 2015 Spring Lecture Series

The Center for Children and Families' Spring Lecture Series continues the theme of the previous Fall Forum with a series of talks by Center-affiliated researchers. All lectures are free and open to the public...

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Infant Development Program

Our Infant Development Program offers comprehensive developmental screenings for free in both English and Spanish to children ages 0-5...

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Juega Conmigo Expansions

Juega Conmigo has expanded beyond Bachman Lake and is now also offered in Vickery Meadow, Pleasant Grove and two sites in Plano!

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Questions About Your Child?

Our Resource and Referral Program offers free consultations and referrals for families, educators and professionals.

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Center for Children and Families Advisory Council

The CCF Advisory Council convened in January 2014...

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Stories of Impact

Everyday, we get feedback about the impact our programs are having on the lives of those in our community. We offer those stories here...

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News

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  • CCF Forum Keynoter Robert Pianta Speaks on Texas Pre-K Programs

    CCF Forum Keynoter Robert Pianta Speaks on Texas Pre-K Programs

    Dr. Robert Pianta, speaker at CCF's recent Annual Fall Forum, talks about the obstacles to pre-kindergarten education improvement in Texas on KERA...

  • The Family Research Lab is Recruiting Participants

    The Family Research Lab is Recruiting Participants

    CCF faculty affiliate Dr. Jackie Nelson and The Family Research Lab are currently recruiting parents of 5- to 8-year-old children to participate in an online study of daily stress and conflict over one week. The study will help better understand families’ day-to-day experiences at home. Participating parents will receive a gift card of up to $40 as thanks for their time and effort. Please call 972-883-4122 or email (familyresearchlab@gmail.com) for more information!

  • CCF Director Margaret Owen’s Research Presented at White House Conference

    CCF Director Margaret Owen’s Research Presented at White House Conference

    Dr. Margaret Owen's collaborative research on the quality of communication between children and their caregivers as a better predictor of language skills than quantity of words heard was presented at the White House conference on "Bridging the Word Gap"

  • The Science of Teenagers Discussed on KERA’s Think

    The Science of Teenagers Discussed on KERA’s Think

    Kris Boyd talks with Dr. Laurence Steinberg, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Temple University and colleague of CCF faculty affiliates, about the "Science of Teenagers" on KERA's Think...

Research

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  • Research of Center Affiliates

  • The Family Research Lab

    The Family Research Lab is currently recruiting parents of 5- to 8-year-old children to participate in a study of daily stress and conflict.

  • The Healthy Development Project

    Researchers in the Healthy Development Project need the help of parents with children between the ages of 1-year and 8-years-old to participate in one of several exciting research projects.