Find an ever-growing list of curated resource collections on particular topics, cultivated by NCFR members and staff.

  • How to Talk to Children About Tragedies — This list of resources from reputable organizations can help families, educators and anyone working with children talk to kids about tragedies and violence.
  • Coping in the Wake of Shootings, Mass Violence, and Terrorism — This collection provides practical resources from reputable organizations to help individuals and families cope in the aftermath of a large-scale violent event, such as a shooting or other form of mass violence or terrorism.
  • Support Resources for LGBTQ Individuals and Families — This collection provides a number of places for LGBTQ individuals, families, and others to find trained counselors, peer support, toolkits, fact sheets, and additional resources and information for individual support or about issues within the larger LGBTQ community, including violence against the LGBTQ community.
  • Understanding Racism in Society — This list of resources from reputable organizations can help families, educators, researchers, and practitioners educate themselves and others on matters related to the systematic oppression and the persistence of both individual and institutional racism in our society.
  • Resources on Immigration and Families — This is a collection of resources that NCFR has gathered on immigration and families. You'll find links to articles, slides, recordings of research presentations from NCFR conferences, and additional reports on the subject.
  • Ambiguous Loss Resources — This is a collection of resources that NCFR has gathered on ambiguous loss, which can result from either a physical loss in which there is no guarantee the lost person will return and no verification of death, or a mental loss, such as related to dementia, in which there is no guarantee that a person's mental faculties will return to the way they used to be.
  • Families, Media, and Technology — This collection provides academic and practical resources related to families' and children's consumption of media and use of technology, as well as reports and information that make recommendations for media and technology use for children of various ages.
  • Explaining CFLE to Employers — This is a collection of resources and tips for how Certified Family Life Educators can promote the field of family life education, and explain to employers the value and relevance of the CFLE credential.
  • Crafting Scholarship — This series of columns by former Journal of Marriage and Family editor and Journal of Family Theory & Review founder Robert Milardo, Ph.D., examines the essentials of writing, reviewing, and editing journal articles in the behavioral and social sciences.