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New Project: How Much Does It Cost to Raise a Child in Texas?

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The Importance of Father Involvement

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5 Things You Should Know about Home Visiting in Texas: A Two-Generation Approach to Supporting Families

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Brief – Increasing Father Participation in Home Visiting: Lessons from Mothers

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The Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP) is an independent, nonpartisan research group at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, specializing in issues related to young children, teens, and their parents. We engage in rigorous research and evaluation work aimed at strengthening families and enhancing public policy. Read More

 

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CFRP Year in Pictures: 2014

December 18, 2014cfrp

We hope you had as wonderful a 2014 as we did! The amount of custom surveys, focus groups, data analysis, travel all over Texas and the country, journal writing, report writing, brief writing, data visualizations, presentations, and special events that we have conducted/ developed/ coordinated/ managed over just one year boggles our minds sometimes. But [...]

5 Things You Should Know about Home Visiting in Texas: A Two-Generation Approach to Supporting Families

December 16, 20145-things-list, early childhood, home visiting

Home visiting programs have rapidly expanded across the country as an evidence-based policy choice for supporting families with young children. CFRP is currently conducting an ongoing program implementation evaluation of the Texas Home Visiting Program (THV) as well as two related, ongoing evaluations that focus on the factors that influence father participation in home visiting [...]

Post Event Wrap-up: Toxic Stress and Early Childhood

November 18, 2014cfrp, early childhood, home visiting, toxic_stress

Toxic Stress and Early Childhood:¬†What Policy Makers and Funders Need to Know Friday, November 14, 2014 – Texas State Capitol Auditorium &¬†Legislative Conference Center The Child and Family Research Partnership at The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs, TexProtects, and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) co-hosted the event [...]

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