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Big changes for CFRP, the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center, and director Dr. Cynthia Osborne

Nov. 5, 2021

EXCITING NEWS! Read the announcement about the big changes ahead for CFRP, the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center, and director Dr. Cynthia Osborne: https://pn3policy.org/the-prenatal-to-3-policy-impact-center-is-moving-…

The Future of Social Service Delivery: Balancing In-Person and Virtual Services

Brief: The Future of Social Service Delivery: Balancing In-Person and Virtual Services

Oct. 28, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated major changes to service delivery for MIECHV-funded home visiting in Texas. Almost all providers adapted by switching to a virtual service delivery model. To study these changes, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services’ Prevention and Early Intervention Division (PEI), which oversees MIECHV-funded home visiting in Texas, contracted with Dr. Cynthia Osborne and the Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

2021 Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap

2021 Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap Released

Oct. 7, 2021

On October 7, 2021, the second annual Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap for the 50 states and DC was released at the National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit. 

The prenatal to age 3 period is the most rapid and sensitive period of human development, and it sets the foundation for long-term health and wellbeing. Unfortunately, many children lack the opportunities they deserve, and these disparities are often influenced by state policy choices.

Brief: The Importance of Father Involvement

New Brief: The Importance of Father Involvement

Sept. 1, 2021

Healthy father involvement is associated with better outcomes on nearly every measure of child wellbeing.

2021 National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit

Register: 2021 National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit

July 26, 2021

The prenatal to age three period is the most sensitive and rapid period of a child’s developing brain and body. How can states develop the most effective policies to create the conditions science shows that children need in the earliest years to thrive? CFRP's Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center starts with the evidence of what's the most effective for children and is hosting its second annual summit for the field.

Caring for the Caregiver: Child Care Worker Wages and Health

Webinar: Caring for the Caregiver: Child Care Worker Wages and Health

July 19, 2021

To better understand the health and wellbeing of child care workers, the Child and Family Research Partnership at The University of Texas at Austin collaborated with the University of Washington on a new Culture of Health Study supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Learn more about the study and join director Dr. Cynthia Osborne on July 28, 2021 to hear what they learned: https://info.childandfamilyresearch.org/child-care-worker-wages-health

2021 Texas Fatherhood Summit

Resources from the 2021 Texas Fatherhood Summit Now Available

June 24, 2021

The 6th Annual Texas Fatherhood Summit was held virtually on June 17-18, 2021. The keynote speakers were Joe Jones, Jr., founder and CEO of the Center for Urban Families and Dr. James McHale, Executive Director of the Infant-Family Center at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. The Summit focused on "Taking Research to the Field," and attendees heard from researchers and service providers about key topic areas.

2021 National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit

Save the Date: 2021 National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit

April 26, 2021

Mark your calendars for the 2021 National Prenatal-to-3 Research to Policy Summit on October 7-8, 2021 hosted by CFRP's Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center. This year, the Summit will be both vritual and in-person at The University of Texas at Austin with limited seating. There is no registration fee to attend virtually or in person. Registration will open in the summer. 

2021 Texas Fatherhood Summit

Join us at the 6th AnnualTexas Fatherhood Summit on June 17-18, 2021

April 8, 2021

2021 TEXAS FATHERHOOD SUMMIT: TAKING RESEARCH TO THE FIELD

Thursday, June 17 - Friday, June 18, 2021 | 1:00pm-4:00pm CT each day

Virtual and Free

 

Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Teens in Care with Home Visiting

Brief: Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Teens in Care with Home Visiting

March 10, 2021

Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Teens in Care with Home Visiting