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Career Information

Educational and Research Links

National Funding Agencies and Foundations

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
    The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy, comprised of marriage and family therapists (MFTs) from the United States, Canada and abroad.
  • American Psychological Association
    The American Psychological Association is the world's largest organization of psychologists. Since its founding, APA has been working toward the advancement of psychology as a science, a profession, and a means of promoting human welfare.
  • International Association for Relationship Research
    The International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) seeks to stimulate and support the scientific study of personal relationships and encourage cooperation among social scientists worldwide.
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
    The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the nation's largest organization of early childhood professionals and others dedicated to improving the quality of early childhood education programs for children birth through age eight.
  • National Council on Family Relations
    The National Council on Family Relations provides a forum for family researchers, educators and practitioners to share in the development and dissemination of knowledge about families and family relationships, establishes professional standards, and works to promote family well-being.
  • Society for Research on Adolescence
    Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) is a dynamic, multidisciplinary, international organization dedicated to understanding adolescence through research and dissemination.
  • Society for Research in Child Development
    The purposes of the Society are to promote multidisciplinary research in the field of human development, to foster theexchange of information among scientist and other professionals of various disciplines, and to encourage applications of research findings.

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News & Announcements

  • The 10th Annual HDFS Internship and Professional Day will be held Thursday, September 21st from 1:30-4:30 pm at the AU Alumni Center. Forty-eight local, regional, national and international programs will be represented.
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  • Congratulations to Hans Saint-Eloy Cadely and Kim Gregson, two of only six recent Auburn University graduates selected as winners of the Graduate School’s 2015-16 Distinguished Dissertation Awards. Full press release here.
  • HDFS professors Francesca Adler-Baeder and Donna Sollie were two of four NCFR members named fellows for 2015. Click here to access full press release.
  • Home-based child care, education in Alabama benefit from Auburn University-PNC Financial Services Group collaboration.
    A collaboration between Auburn University's Family Child Care Partnerships, or FCCP, program and PNC Financial Services Group is now in its third year, and is enhancing how more than 200 home-based child care providers nurture and educate more than 1,000 infants, toddlers and preschoolers throughout Alabama. Read full story here.
  • HDFS program ranked #3 nationally in a survey conducted by Ohio State Professor Claire Kamp Dush. Read more
  • HDFS news archive