Teens, Pre-teens & Family




The Council on Contemporary Families was founded in 1996 and based at the University of Miami. CCF is a a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to providing the press and public with the latest research and best-practice findings about American families. CCF is made up of demographers, economists, family therapists, historians, political scientists, psychologists, social workers, sociologists, as well as other family social scientists and practitioners.


The Child & Family WebGuide provides approved links to websites and videos on topics of interest to parents. It is also used by students and professionals in the fields of child development, education, and psychology. The WebGuide primarily provides links to organizations and videos that have a legitimate research basis for the material they provide. At the request of parents, the Resources/Recreation section contains sites with information about specific programs and things to do, and this material is not research-based. Users of the WebGuide can search particular age group (topics by age).