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The Child & Family Research Institute is committed to the education and training of our research community including full-time trainees (masters and doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and clinical research trainees), summer students, and clinical research coordinators.
First established in 2003, the Research Education Office at the Child & Family Research Institute organizes education and networking events for trainees, coordinators and the public, including the annual Mini Med School series; administers trainee funding competitions; and manages the institute's summer student research program for undergraduate and medical students.
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Risk can be useful training for children, recent scientific articles assert. In a report in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, CFRI researcher and UBC Psychologist Dr. Mariana Brussoni and colleagues suggest risky play ultimately keeps children safer by allowing them to learn how to take and manage risk.
[Wall Street Journal article]