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Thu, Feb 22, 2018
The 2017 FRC Annual Report is now available online. Click here to read about the exciting research and outreach programs at FRC.
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
The University-Based Child & Family Policy Consortium webinar "Environmental Influences on Children's Health and Development" is now available.  Family Resiliency Center Director Dr. Barbara Fiese, Assistant Director Brenda Koester, and University of Illinois at Chicago's Dr. Susan Buchanan presented the webinar Wednesday, February 14, 2018. To watch a recording of the webinar, please click here to view it on SRCD’s YouTube channel. The Impact Report referenced during the presentation is available here.
Mon, Jan 29, 2018
This webinar will feature presentations by Dr. Barbara Fiese and Brenda Koester of the Family Resiliency Center at the University of Illinois, and Dr. Susan Buchanan of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Title: Environmental Influences on Children’s Health and Development Date: Wednesday, February 14 Time: 3:00-4:00 PM (EST) Description: Every day, children are exposed to substances in their environment that can negatively impact their lifetime trajectory of health. During this webinar you will learn why children are more vulnerable to these exposures than adults due to differences in behavior and biology; unique windows of susceptibility during development; sources of exposure, including in early care and education settings; and health outcomes that may result from these exposures. Particular emphasis will be given to child care settings and early growth and development.
 
Click here to register for this webinar
Mon, Jan 29, 2018
This webinar will feature presentations by Dr. Barbara Fiese and Brenda Koester of the Family Resiliency Center at the University of Illinois, and Dr. Susan Buchanan of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Title: Environmental Influences on Children’s Health and Development Date: Wednesday, February 14 Time: 3:00-4:00 PM (EST) Description: Every day, children are exposed to substances in their environment that can negatively impact their lifetime trajectory of health. During this webinar you will learn why children are more vulnerable to these exposures than adults due to differences in behavior and biology; unique windows of susceptibility during development; sources of exposure, including in early care and education settings; and health outcomes that may result from these exposures. Particular emphasis will be given to child care settings and early growth and development.
 
Click here to register for this webinar
Thu, Jan 25, 2018
Sprouts is currently looking for teachers and center-based child care providers who work with children ages 4-6 years and have at least 3 years of experience to review the Sprouts curriculum online and complete a 1-1.5 hour phone interview with us to provide feedback. Contact: Ashley Neef | Email: neef2@illinois.edu | Phone: 217-300-6636 More information can be found here

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