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Autism-Friendly Interactive Concert Featuring U of I Wind Orchestra

Published Date:April 10, 2012

This free concert is being held Sunday, April 29, 2012 from 3-4 pm in the Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center.  The concert, sponsored in cooperation with The Autism Program, is specifically targeted for families, children, and adults who experience Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Audience members will be able to move around during the concert. Read more.

Published Date: April 10, 2012


New Expanded Website Information on the Autism Program

Published Date:April 10, 2012

The Autism Program has expanded their information on our website.  Check out the new information available for families, professionals, students, and on the Resource Center.  Also available is a link to sign up for their email Newsletter as well as a link to their page on Facebook.

Published Date: April 10, 2012


Students Featured at 5th Annual Campus Undergraduate Research Symposium

Published Date:April 10, 2012

Students from both the HDFS 494 STRONG Kids and Food and Family Undergraduate Research Course sections are being featured at the 5th Annual Campus Undergraduate Research Symposium.  This sympoisum gives undergraduates the opportunity to present their research.  Read More

Published Date: April 10, 2012


Families Needed for Mealtime Minutes PSA Filming

Published Date:March 26, 2012

We are looking for two families to star in one of our next Mealtime Minutes PSAs.  To find out more read here.

Published Date: March 26, 2012


TAP Now Accepting Application for Practicum/Internship Positions

Published Date:March 12, 2012

The Autism Program, based at the Family Resiliency Center, is now accepting applications for Fall 2012 Practicum (HDFS 294) and Internship (HCD 598) positions.  Students will learning more about children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD); learn about services and agencies that help families; as well develop resources and help run programs for children, parents, and professionals.  For more information or to apply go to https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/ebata/www/TAP.

Published Date: March 12, 2012


Now Recruiting Students for Fall 2012/Spring 2013 HDFS 494 Undergraduate Research Course

Published Date:March 8, 2012

The Family Resiliency Center is offering two Undergraduate Research Courses next year, one for the STRONG Kids Program and one for our Food and Family Program.  We are currently recruiting students who will have Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing in the Fall '12 to enroll in these courses.  Students may enroll in 2-3 hours of credit for these courses.   For more information visit http://go.illinois.edu/frcstudents.  Read more

Published Date: March 8, 2012


Leanne Knobloch Featured on Army Wife Talk Radio

Published Date:March 8, 2012

 Dr. Leanne Knobloch was featured on Army Wife Talk Radio, an internet talk radio program for Army wives.  She talked about her research project, Resiliency of Military Families, that is examines how military families negotiate the reunion period following deployment. Read More

Published Date: March 8, 2012


Call for Proposals - Christopher Family Foundation Food and Family Grant

Published Date:March 2, 2012

The Family Resiliency Center announces the release of the Request for Proposals for the FY13 Christopher Family Foundation Food and Family Grants.   The mission of the Food and Family Program is to build positive connections between food and family life in order to promote healthy eating, preserve family traditions, and build stronger relationships with an emphasis on children and youth.  More here

Published Date: March 2, 2012


FRC Joining #B25 Strong Foundations Social Media Campaign

Published Date:February 22, 2012

The Family Resiliency Center is joining organizations around the state and country in the #B25 Strong Foundations social media campaign.  The purpose of the campaign is to spread research-based messages via Facebook and Twitter about what research shows are the benefits of early childhood policies and investments.  Use the #B25 hashtag to follow the campaign.  The #B25 Strong Foundations campaign was started by Child Trends, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center that studies children at all stages of development.

Published Date: February 22, 2012


Food Marketing and the Childhood Obesity Crisis Presented by Dr. Ellen Wartella from Northwestern

Published Date:February 16, 2012

Dr. Ellen Wartella, Director of the Center on Media and Human Development at Northwestern University, will be giving an I-TOPP Lecture titled "Food Marketing and the Childhood Obesity Crisis" on April 5, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 7 in Christopher Hall.   Read More

Published Date: February 16, 2012


Welcome New Project Coordinator Meghan Fisher

Published Date:January 11, 2012

Meghan Fisher has joined the Family Resiliency Center staff as the project coordinator for the BackPack Program Evaluation and the FAAM (Family Approach to Asthma Management) project.  Read More

Published Date: January 11, 2012


Sign-up Now Open for Autism Social Skills Group

Published Date:January 10, 2012

The Autism Program at the Family Reiliency Center is offering a social skills program for children ages 8-10.  This program promotes positive social relationships with peers in an interactive and fun way.   Read More

Published Date: January 10, 2012


New - Spanish Autism Support Group

Published Date:January 5, 2012

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The Autism Program and the C-U Autism Network is now offering a Spanish Autism Support Group for families and professionals.  An informational meeting will be held from 6:30-7:30 pm on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at the Family Resiliency Center, 904 W. Nevada Ave.  For more information read more.

 

 

 

 

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Published Date: January 5, 2012


Now Hiring - Visiting Research Coordinator, Family Resiliency Center

Published Date:December 7, 2011

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Visiting Research Coordinator, Family Resiliency Center.  Read more...

Published Date: December 7, 2011


STRONG Kids Researchers Find That Pre-schoolers Eat More Sweets When Watching TV with Limited Supervision

Published Date:December 7, 2011

Two researchers from the Family Resiliency Center's STRONG Kids Program have discovered that pre-schoolers who watch television are more prone to eating sweet and salty foods compared to fruits and vegateables.  Read more... 

Published Date: December 7, 2011


Now Hiring - Visiting Research Recruitment Coordinator, Family Resiliency Center

Published Date:December 7, 2011

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Visiting Recruitment Coordinator, Family Resiliency Center.  Read more...

Published Date: December 7, 2011


I-TOPP Lecture Series: Dr. Myles Faith

Published Date:November 21, 2011

The Family Resiliency Center welcomes Dr. Myles Faith to campus, as part of the I-TOPP Lecture Series on Tuesday, December 6, from Noon - 1 in Bevier.  Read more...

Published Date: November 21, 2011


Now Hiring - Multi-Media Assistant, Family Resiliency Center

Published Date:November 21, 2011

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Multi-Media Assistant for the Family Resiliency Center.  Read more...

Published Date: November 21, 2011


Food for Thought Series Featuring Dr. Monika Stodolska - December 2, Noon-1

Published Date:November 21, 2011

The Family Resiliency Center is pleased to host Dr. Monika Stodolska for the upcoming Food for Thought lecture on December 2, from Noon - 1 in the Studio (Room 1009) at Doris Kelley Christopher Hall.  Read more...

Published Date: November 21, 2011


The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Releases Policy Brief on Abriendo Caminos

Published Date:November 18, 2011

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently released a policy brief focusing on the efforts and findings of Abriendo Caminos, a project supported by the Family Resiliency Center.  Read more... 

Published Date: November 18, 2011