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posted September 15, 2015

The UCLA NFRC is excited to announce the upcoming Stress, Trauma, and Resilience (STAR) Seminar topics for this fall. You can view the full schedule here: https://nfrc.ucla.edu/star-seminar

The Stress, Trauma, and Resilience (STAR) Seminar brings together experts in the field of child and family trauma to discuss important topics related to prevention science, family intervention, best practices, and cutting edge research.

Objectives:

•Increase awareness about the impact of stress and trauma on families•Learn preventive... Read more

posted August 12, 2015

The UCLA NFRC is pleased to once again partner with Children's Institute to present the Third Annual Working with Military-Connected Families Conference!

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Why You Should Attend: Military-connected families and children (Active Duty, Veterans, National Guard, and Reserves) constitute a growing percentage of our highest risk families appearing in all our service systems in Southern California.

Who Should... Read more

posted August 3, 2015

FOCUS on Foster Families, a new mobile application from the UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center, was featured in the summer 2015 issue of U Magazine!

Read the full article at http://magazine.uclahealth.org/body.cfm?id=6&action=detail&ref=1256.

 

FOCUS on Foster Families is presented by the UCLA NFRC in collaboration with the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation.

posted May 5, 2015

The UCLA NFRC is excited to collaborate with U.S. Vets and Volunteers of America Los Angeles (VOALA) on a new initiative supporting Women Veterans and their families. 

Read the full story about this new program here!

posted April 29, 2015

On April 28, 2015, the UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center celebrated the launch of FOCUS on Foster Families with a panel discussion and reception held at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. FOCUS on Foster Families is the newest mobile resource application based on the FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) Family Resilience Training Model. It was developed by the team at the UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center (NFRC), with support from the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation. Designed for foster/adoptive families and youth, this free app aims to... Read more

posted April 16, 2015

UCLA is inviting Families enrolled in preschool at CII to participate in a FREE research study! The study will focus on the effectiveness of the Reflective Parenting Program for families with young children. Check out our flyer for more information!

Promoting School Readiness through Reflective Parenting is a 5-year NICHD-funded study examining the efficacy of a parenting intervention called the Reflective Parenting Program (RPP) for families with young children (... Read more

posted March 5, 2015

 

LOS ANGELES- The UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center (NFRC), with support from the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation, is launching a second mobile application based on the FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) Family Resilience Model. Designed for foster/adoptive families and youth, this free app aims to provide support for youth and those who care for them in the form of video interviews, skill-building games, and access to downloadable PDFs to help promote resilience in the face of challenges.

This groundbreaking app was developed by a... Read more

posted February 3, 2015

The UCLA NFRC Program, FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress), was featured in an article released today by the Washington Post. 

Read the full article at: 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/after-his-third-iraq-deployment-a-veteran-finds-help-in-a-program-called-focus/2015/02/02/3da36088-a34d-11e4-903f-9f2faf7cd9fe_story.html

posted November 10, 2014

An updated version of FOCUS on the Go! will be available for free download on the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store. 

LOS ANGELES – The UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center (NFRC) is excited to announce the release of an updated version of the family resilience app FOCUS On the Go!. With this new version, FOCUS On the Go! is now available in both the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store, it also includes bug fixes and graphics improvements making it compatible with the latest iOS and Android software... Read more

posted October 24, 2014
Are You a Military or Veteran Family?
 
We are recruiting families to participate in a research study to compare our FOCUS – Early Childhood (FOCUS – EC) intervention with web-based resources that provide similar content.This program is designed to help OIF/OEF/OND Veteran, Guard or Reserve families with children ages 3 to 6 to increase family resilience, improve their parent-child relationship, develop effective parenting skills, increase their problem-solving skills, and help manage stress.

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