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OPRE Grant Announcement

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has recently published a discretionary research funding announcement titled “Secondary Analyses of Data on Early Care and Education,” which is summarized below.   If you have questions regarding this grant announcement, please email the OPRE grant review team at or call 1-877-350-5913.

Seeking Grant Reviewers with Program Evaluation Expertise

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will soon be soliciting grant proposals for Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood programs. Mathematica Policy Research is seeking individuals with backgrounds in program evaluation to serve as grant reviewers alongside program development experts. Mathematica Policy Research is particularly interested in scholars with training and experience in program evaluation work and methodological and statistical expertise more broadly.

Call for Symposia & Poster Proposals: The Society for the Study of Human Development

CALL FOR SYMPOSIA & POSTER PROPOSALS The Society for the Study of Human Development 9th Biennial Meeting Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Austin, Texas October 16-18, 2015

Epigenetics: Development, Psychopathology, Resilience, and Preventive Intervention Symposium

Dante Cicchetti, Abi Gewirtz, Gerald August, & Frank Symons announce The Institute for Translational Research in Children's Mental Health Inaugural Symposium:

Call for Proposals for the 2015 Lizette Peterson-Homer Memorial Research Grant

The American Psycological Foundation is accepting proposals for the 2015 Lizette Peterson-Homer Memorial Research Grant. The grant provides $5,000 for research on the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents, supporting research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. The deadline for proposals is October 1, 2015.    

Early Pathways Program

Marquette University is offering an online, self-paced training program for mental health professionals who serve families of young children with behavior problems. Early Pathways Program provides assessment and treatment protocol for addressing behavior problems in children five years of age and younger including serious tantrums, aggression, property destruction and self-injury.

ICPSR Scholarship for Developmental, Child, and Family Psychology

Offered by the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), the Scholarship for Developmental, Child, and Family Psychology is intended for Ph.D. students at North American universities who are interested in acquiring quantitative skills in order to complete a dissertation within developmental, child, or family psychology. The scholarship provides a fee waiver to attend courses in one or both of the four-week sessions of the 2015 ICPSR Summer Program. The application deadline is April 30, 2015.

Call for abstracts and registration for DOHaD 2015

The 9th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from November 9-11, 2015. The congress is hosted by the University of Witwatersrand and the University of Cape Town. The theme of the 2015 conference is combating the transgenerational risk of non-communicable disease in transitioning societies.

Inaugural Early Start Conference at University of Wollongong

Inaugural Early Start Conference University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia September 28-30, 2015  

OPRE Grant Announcement

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has recently published two discretionary research funding announcements titled “Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants” and “Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Research Scholars”, which are summarized below.