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Parenting & Family Research Center

Our Mission

The Parenting and Family Research Center (PFRC) aims to improve the wellbeing of children and families by:

  1. strengthening and advancing evidence-based, community-wide parenting and family support strategies;
  2. evaluating and improving interventions for the prevention and treatment of children’s social, emotional, behavioral, and health problems;
  3. increasing our understanding of children, adolescents, and parents in the contexts of family, school, and community;
  4. using scientific evidence to inform public policy.