NCFR Members' Work Informs Understanding of Current Events in 2020
Change was a constant in 2020. Family Scientists and Family Life Educators rose to the challenge and shared their expertise in helping families adapt to timely and relevant issues. Topics included coping with COVID-19; balancing work and family; race and racism; meeting the needs of military and veteran families; and juggling child protection and the opioid epidemic.
NCFR will continue to gather relevant resources that help to understand and strengthen families. Here are some highlights from the past year.
New NCFR Resource Collections in 2020
- Talking to Children About Coronavirus
- Helping Families Cope with Coronavirus
- Supporting Farm Families During the Pandemic
- Resources to Address Racism and Racial Violence
- How Do I Move My Classes Online?
- Resources About the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Nurturing Happiness and Mindfulness
- Balancing Work and Family — Members Only Access
New NCFR Policy Briefs in 2020
- Understanding the Challenges and Meeting the Needs of Military and Veteran Families
- Juggling Child Protection and the Opioid Epidemic: Lessons from Family Impact Seminars
Special Issues of NCFR Journals in 2020
- Decade in Review — Journal of Marriage and Family (Volume 82, Issue 1)
- Best Evidence‐based Practices in Family Life Education — Family Relations (Volume 69, Issue 3)
- Theorizing in Family Gerontology: Beyond Broad Strokes to the Finer Details — Journal of Family Theory & Review (Volume 12, Issue 2)
NCFR Webinars on Timely Topics in 2020
- Engagement Strategies for Practitioners and Families in Virtual and In-Person Contexts
- Introduction to Writing Grants for the National Science Foundation
- Creating Change Through Public Scholarship: Part 1 of 2 — What Is Public Scholarship and Why Should I Do It?
- Creating Change Through Public Scholarship: Part 2 of 2 — How Do I Communicate My Research Through Public Scholarship?
- Identifying Priorities & Practices in Parenting Education
- Evaluation of Family Life Education Programs: 3-Part Series
- Promoting Resilience in Black Children and Adolescents
- Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Research Participants
Free Webinars and Webcasts On Demand
- Continuing Conversations: Non-Academic Career Paths for Researchers Studying Families and Relationships
- Developing a Shared Language to Engage in Discourse on Race and Racism
- Strengthening Parent-Child Relationships Through Online and In-Person Parent Education
- NCFR Continuing Conversation: Online Practicums and Internships
- Parenting Resources During COVID-19: A Panel Presentation
- Managing Family Finances During COVID-19
- Recommendations for Online Teaching in Higher Education
- Tips and Tools for Online Presentations