The Children and Family Research Center, located in Urbana, Illinois, is an independent research organization created jointly in 1996 at the School of Social Work by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. The goal of the Center is to identify research needs and support research that is policy and practice relevant and encourage and facilitate public child welfare research activities through collaborative relationships.

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Feb 2019 / News Release    

The CFRC Newsletter for February 2019

In this issue: An interview about the annual Continuous Quality Improvement conference, project updates, new faces at the Center, and more!

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Jan 2019 / Presentation    

Assessing an Innovative Method for Training Child Protection Investigators

The investigator survey results in the second year evaluation of the Child Protection Training Academy’s Simulation Program were presented on January 20th, 2019 at the Society for Social Work and…

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Nov 2018 / News Release    

The CFRC Newsletter for November 2018

In this issue: An “Inside CFRC” about our new and improved online Data Center, the recently-completed B.H. Report, project updates, what we've been reading and more!

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