The Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) and the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MSF) are co-organising the 3rd Family Research Network (FRN) Forum on 28 August 2009 (Friday). The FRN is an initiative to bring together a network of academics, researchers and policy-makers through a series of round-table sessions to engage in regular discussions on family research.
The forthcoming forum focuses on child development and resilience. The following speakers will be sharing their research: OPENING: TRENDS AND POLICIES ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT IN SINGAPORE
Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports SESSION 1: IMPACT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND ASSET-BUILDING
Professor Yeung Wei-Jun Jean, Asia Research Institute (ARI) and Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore
Dr Han Chang-Keun, Department of Social Work, National University of Singapore SESSION 2: CHILD AND FAMILY RESILIENCE
Associate Professor Chang Weining, Division of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University
Dr Daniel Fung Shuen Sheng, Adjunct Associate Professor with the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and the Division of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University and Director of Clinical Quality at the Institute of Mental Health, Singapore.
The organisers expect academics and students from institutes of higher learning and research institutes, policy-makers and family service practitioners to attend this forum. Information on past FRN forums can be found at the FRN website located here
Please note that this is a closed-door event