NCFR has a wealth of resources to use in your family-focused job, to add to your professional knowledge and skills, and to navigate your career path.

Publications & Collections on Family Topics

Presentations & Videos

For Your Career

  • Exploring Careers in Family Science — a one-stop shop that introduces Family Science work settings, example job titles and responsibilities, how to specialize in a career, and how to identify a career that fits you
  • Jobs Center — listings of family-field job openings, and a place for organizations to post their openings
  • More Career Resources — resources to help you navigate and advance your career at any stage
  • Degree Programs in Family Science — a comprehensive listing of institutions offering Family Science degrees

Promoting Family Science

Policy Work & Resources

  • NCFR Research and Policy Briefs Topics are timely and include a family perspective. Briefs are based on high-quality research; are educational, non-partisan, and objective; are written by experts in the field; and go through a peer-review process.
  • NCFR Research Summaries — NCFR has created summaries of Family Science research to inform policymakers, educators, practitioners, and community advocates on issues related to strengthening and supporting families.
  • Policy Advocacy ToolkitSupport Family Science and faculty in higher education, disseminate research to policymakers, advocate for families, or address other policy areas that are important to you.
  • United NationsNCFR helps to provide research to information policies is through its involvement with the United Nations.
  • Advocacy for the Family Science Discipline and Professions NCFR associates with organizations that advocate for the social sciences and professional certifications at state and federal government levels. NCFR will also engage in its own efforts to advocate for the Family Science discipline and professions.
  • And more!

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  • Resource Library — a repository of articles, syllabi, research briefs, webinars, and more from NCFR and other organizations to help you in your field of work