Envisioning the Future of Healthy Families by Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries

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The National Council on Family Relations presents the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Video Lecture Series, sponsored by Iowa State University College of Human Sciences, Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

This multidisciplinary video lecture series will include nine presentations by exemplary scholars bringing together insights on the future of healthy families. The videos in this series will be released as they become available from January to April 2016.

The series will culminate in a live panel discussion on April 20, 2016, with all previous presenters, which will be live-streamed.

Purchase the whole series or individual sessions

Each of the first nine lectures is approved for 1 CFLE contact hours of continuing education credit. The 90-minute April 20 event is approved for 1.5 CFLE contact hours of continuing education credit.

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Themes covered:

  • What elements define a healthy family?
  • What do we know currently about healthy families? What do we need to know in the future?
  • How do you approach this conversation not only from your own discipline and primary research program but also from a cross-disciplinary perspective?
  • What are the most pressing policy issues for the future of healthy families?

In the series, you'll hear from:

Ross Parke, Ph.D.

Hilton Endowed Chair, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside. Available now! Purchase this presentation.

Research focus: the development of social behavior in young children, in particular the role of fathers and the contributions fathers make to the family unit

Velma McBride Murry, Ph.D.

Lois Autrey Betts Chair in Education and Human Development and professor of Human and Organizational Development in Peabody College, Vanderbilt University. Available now! Purchase this presentation.

Research focus: the significance of context in studies of African-American families and youth, in particular the impact of racism on family functioning

Stephen Russell, Ph.D.

Priscilla Pond Flawn Regents Professor of Child Development, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Texas at Austin. Available now! Purchase this presentation.

Research focus: development in adolescence, especially the aspects of sexuality, schools, and family relationships for vulnerable youth

Frank F. Furstenberg Jr., Ph.D.

Zellerbach Family Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, and Research Associate in the Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania. Available now! Purchase this presentation.

Research focus: family in the context of disadvantaged neighborhoods, adolescent sexual behavior, children's well-being, and urban education

Greg J. Duncan, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor in the School of Education, University of California, Irvine. Available now! Purchase this presentation.

Research focus: the comparative importance of the skills and behaviors developed during childhood, namely early academic skills, cognitive and emotional self-regulations, and health.

Kathryn Edin, Ph.D.

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Department of Sociology, Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health. Available now! Purchase this presentation.

Research focus: the lives of families in poverty, in particular the domains of welfare and low-wage work, family life, and neighborhood contexts

Ronald E. Dahl, M.D.

Director of the Institute of Human Development, University of California, Berkeley; professor, School of Public Health and the Joint Medical Program. Available now! Purchase this presentation.

Research focus: development of sleep/arousal regulation, affect regulation, and development of behavorial and emotional disorders in children and adolescents

Carolyn Cowan, Ph.D. & Philip Cowan, Ph.D.

Dr. C. Cowan, Adjunct Professor Emerita, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley. Dr. P. Cowan, Professor of the Graduate School, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley. Available April. Purchase this presentation.

Research focus: couples' transition to parenthood and children's transition to elementary and high school

Deb Cassidy, Ph.D.

Barbara E. (Mound) Hansen Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, professor of Human Development and Family Studies, School of Health and Human Sciences, University of North Carolina Greensboro. Purchase this presentation.

Research focus: quality of early childhood education for young children and early childhood professionals

Culminating live event — April 20, 2016, 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. CT

The series will culminate in a live-streamed panel discussion that features all previous presenters. Purchase this presentation.

Each of the first nine lectures is approved for 1 CFLE contact hours of continuing education credit. The 90-minute April 20 event is approved for 1.5 CFLE contact hours of continuing education credit.

 

Purchase the Whole Series or Individual Sessions

 

Pricing

    Full 10-part series Single webinar
  NCFR student members $105 $15
Individual use NCFR professional members $245 $35
  Nonmembers $490 $70
       
Classroom use NCFR members

$595

$85
  Nonmembers $1,155 $165
       
  CFLE-approved programs $770 $110
Department use NCFR members $945 $135
  Nonmembers $1,925 $275

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