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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May 2018 / News Release    

The CFRC Newsletter for May 2018

In this issue: Reflections on Resilience, outcome monitoring folds in CFSR measures, what we’re reading, project updates and more!

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May 2018 / News Release    

The Center’s Ted Cross Selected for ASPAC’s Mark Chaffin Award for 2018

The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children has selected CFRC’s Ted Cross as the 2018 winner of the Mark Chaffin Outstanding Research Career Achievement Award. This Award recognizes…

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Mar 2018 / Presentation    

10 Things Early Interventionists Need To Know About The Child Welfare System

In March 2018, CFRC researchers Michael T. Braun and Steve Tran partnered with University of Illinois Special Education assistant professor Catherine Corr to present a webinar for the Early…

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