Innovations in the Science and Practice of Family Policy
In a single human lifespan, several transformational changes have occurred in family life. Family structures are more diverse, and demographic and socioeconomic shifts have become more pronounced. Increasingly, contemporary families have been split into the “haves” and the “have nots”.
How nimble have family policies been in adapting to these changes in an era of polarized politics? This webinar will feature the latest innovations in science and practice impacting family policies, specifically focusing on how research contributes to family policy, and how professionals can engage policymakers around such research.
Led by an expert in family policy, Dr. Karen Bogenschneider will provide insights on the evolution of family policy and how to engage policymakers in promoting policies that would benefit diverse families. Overall, by the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:
- Identify several transformational changes in contemporary family life
- Discern how diverse family policies have adapted to changing family circumstances
- Discuss recent research on how polarized family policy is and how much research evidence is used
- Apply several best practices for engaging policymakers around research
Approved for 1.5 hours of CFLE continuing education credit.
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About the Presenter
Karen Bogenschneider, Ph.D., is a Rothermel-Bascom professor emeritus of human ecology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Dr. Bogenschneider founded and directed for 24 years the Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars–a series of presentations, briefing reports, and discussion sessions that communicate high-quality research to state policymakers. Dr. Bogenschneider is the author of two books — Family Policy Matters (4th edition forthcoming) and Evidence-Based Policymaking (2nd edition). She has conducted national trainings for researchers interested in working with policymakers and was named the winner of the 2021 Wiley Prize for her research. She recently served on a National Academy of Science Round Table on the communication and application of social and behavioral science research.
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