Family Study Center | USF St. Petersburg

Family Study Center

The Family Study Center on the USF St. Petersburg campus is the home of both basic and applied research studies concerned with understanding, supporting, and advocating for families with young children. Since its inception, the Family Study Center has been a base for innovative new projects and initiatives to support co-parenting and young children’s development. Learn More.


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We’ve gathered many resources that will be of interest to parents, coparents and childcare providers who care for children birth to age 3.

Registration is Open!

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Register now for the first free event in our 20th anniversary eminent speaker series. Join Dr. Carla Stover from Yale University on October 6, 2023. CEUs available!

Celebrate with Us!

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This year, the Family Study Center celebrates 20 years of community programs and research. Learn about major events, volunteer, be a sponsor.