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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-…

Director Dr. Cynthia Osborne on The Do One Better! Podcast with Alberto Lidji

Director Dr. Cynthia Osborne on The Do One Better! Podcast with Alberto Lidji

Aug. 31, 2020

Alberto Lidji, former Global CEO of the Novak Djokovic Foundation, hosts inspiring conversations with Presidents, CEOs, and leaders of outstanding organizations for an international audience.

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Director Dr. Cynthia Osborne at National Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference

Nov. 4, 2019

The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) is the premier policy research professional organization and their fall conference is the top event of the year to hear about the latest and emerging research and dive deep in today's challenging issues.

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The University of Texas at Austin Launches National Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center at CFRP

Aug. 6, 2019

Press Release - For Immediate Publication | PDF version

The University of Texas at Austin Launches National Center on Research and Policies Impacting the Foundational Prenatal-to-Three Developmental Period

Prenatal-to-Three Policy Impact Center to partner with states as they develop and implement evidence-informed policies that improve outcomes for infants, toddlers and their families

Universal Approaches to Promoting Healthy Development

Universal Approaches to Promoting Healthy Development

May 29, 2019

Princeton University and the Brookings Institution released the latest volume of The Future of Children, a journal that promotes effective, evidence-based policies and programs for children, along with a policy brief titled “Achieving Broad-Scale Impacts for Social Programs.” This volume, titled “Universal Approaches to Promoting

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Cynthia Osborne Profiled by UT System's Texas Health Journal

Nov. 1, 2018

The University of Texas System's Population Health division talked to CFRP director and LBJ School of Public Affairs scholar, Dr. Cynthia Osborne, about her work and motivations for the October issue on child welfare of the well known Texas Health Journal.

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The Final Report of the Texas Prevention Task Force

Oct. 1, 2018

In the state of Texas in 2017, there were 174,740 completed investigations of abuse and neglect and over 63,000 children confirmed victims of child maltreatment, of which almost 50% were under the age of 5. These victims of childhood trauma, or adverse childhood experiences, are also at greater risk of both short- and long-term negative impacts on their brain development, behavior, and health.

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Director Cynthia Osborne Appointed Associate Dean for Academic Strategies at LBJ School of Public Affairs

Sept. 4, 2018

[Reprinted from the LBJ School of Public Affairs

Cynthia Osborne, an associate professor of public affairs, has been named associate dean for academic strategies at the LBJ School at The University of Texas at Austin, it was announced today by LBJ School Dean Angela Evans. The appointment is effective September 1 and continues through August 31, 2021.  

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LBJ School Students: Enhancing Child Care in Austin

May 3, 2018

Over the past year, LBJ students, under the guidance of policy professor and director of CFRP and the Center for Health and Social Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, Dr. Cynthia Osborne, worked on their capstone Policy Research Project (PRP) "Enhancing Child Care in Austin" with United Way for Greater Austin, a key advocate for early childhood education in Central Texas. 

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Early Childhood Development at PK-12 Public Education Forum in San Antonio

March 7, 2018

CFRP Director Dr. Cynthia Osborne joined other experts at the third annual Regional PK-12 Public Education Forum in San Antonio on March 6, 2018 where the discussion focused on early childhood development.