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The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools (CYFS), housed within the College of Education & Human Sciences (CEHS), is a dynamic interdisciplinary entity with a specific mission, background, goal and related objectives.

Our Mission

The mission of CYFS is to advance the conduct of high-quality interdisciplinary research to promote the intellectual, behavioral and social-emotional development and functioning of individuals across educational, familial and community contexts. Central to this is enhancing our understanding of how these complex systems work dynamically to support the future of our nation.

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Recent Publications & Presentations

Annual Report

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Parent-Teacher Partnerships Matter: Moderating Influences on Conjoint Behavioral Consultation and Student Social-Behavioral Outcomes
Amanda Witte
Susan Sheridan, Ph.D.

An Introduction to Conjoint Behavioral Consultation via Distance Delivery (CBC-D)
Michael Coutts
Shannon Holmes
Susan Sheridan, Ph.D.
Tyler Smith