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The translation of research so that it informs public policy, the organization of services, clinical practice, and parenting is a major challenge. Prevention and early intervention is a case in point. Despite a robust and growing body of research that shows the impact of the early years of a child's life on a range of outcomes throughout the life course, in most jurisdictions there remains a considerable gap between what we know and what we do. This presentation will outline some of the challenges—and examples of strategies—in translating research to the various stakeholder groups.
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Presenter: Dr. Frank Oberklaid
Dr. Frank Oberklaid is an internationally renowned professor, researcher, and lecturer from
Melbourne, Australia. He is the founding director of the Centre for Community Child Health
at The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, a professor of pediatrics at the University of
Melbourne, and chair of the Victorian Children's Council.
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