Thursday, November 3 through Saturday, November 5, 2016
On Thursday, Nov. 3rd, Lauren Supplee, an early childhood program area director, will speak at several sessions: a panel on “Building Infrastructure and Preparing Programs for Rigorous Evaluation” (8:15 to 9:45 a.m.), a roundtable on “Presenting Research Findings for Decision Makers” (1:15-2:45 p.m.), and a panel on “Improving Birth and Other Outcomes” via home visiting and other programs (3:00 to 4:30 p.m.). Child Trends research fellow Adam Thomas will speak on “Reassessing the Importance of Long-Acting Contraception” at 10:00 a.m.
On Friday, Nov 4th, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m., join Child Trends staff (Kimberly Turner, Mindy Scott, and Lina Guzman) and partners for a panel discussion on “The Diverse Characteristics and Economic Circumstances of Hispanic Children and Families.” Dr. Turner will speak again at a panel on “Migration and Family” (10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.).
On Saturday, Nov 5th, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m., catch Dr. Supplee again at “How Do Policymakers Find and Interpret Research to Inform Evidence-Based Decisions?” Dr. Scott will present on “Hispanic Couples in the Supporting Healthy Marriage Evaluation” (1:45 p.m.). Child Trends’ Zakia Redd will present on “Integrating Trauma Systems Therapy into a Child Welfare System” at 2:25 p.m.