Vanderbilt Child and Family Center
Jul. 28, 2020—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center is partnering with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to sponsor a series of virtual information sessions in recognition of National Breastfeeding Month.
Message from Provost Wente and Vice Chancellor Kopstain to community members with school-aged children
Jul. 10, 2020—The university fully recognizes the challenges that local school districts' plans for the fall pose for members of the Vanderbilt community with school-aged children and is committed to continuing to help faculty, staff, postdocs and students navigate the ever-changing impacts of the pandemic on daily life, write Provost Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain in a message to the VU community.
Acorn School teachers develop innovative ways to engage Vanderbilt’s youngest learners during social distancing
Apr. 13, 2020—Teachers at The Acorn School, part of the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center, are using innovative ways to support and engage with Vanderbilt’s youngest learners and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 3, 2020—Vanderbilt University has developed a few printable activity pages, including Vanderbilt-related coloring activities and word searches, that children can engage with at home.
Feb. 27, 2020—The Caregiver Support Group meets the second Wednesday of every month and offers a safe place to discuss the stresses, challenges and rewards of providing care for a loved one.
Feb. 20, 2020—A classroom of curious 4- and 5-year-olds produces a lot of wiggly, exuberant energy. But it’s no match for Marybeth Briney, an early childhood educator at The Acorn School's 19th Avenue location.
Feb. 3, 2020—Join the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center for a lunch and learn on Tuesday, Feb. 11, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Nursing School’s Godchaux Nursing Annex, Room 160.
Jan. 31, 2020—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will host a Summer Camp Fair on Thursday, Feb. 20, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Memorial Gym. The fair is part of the Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball Family Fest sponsored by Employee Appreciation.
Jan. 29, 2020—Pam Brown from Insight Counseling Centers will discuss self-care and mental health support for caregivers from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Living Room of Godchaux Nursing Annex.
Jan. 10, 2020—When caring for an aging parent or spouse, the challenges can be overwhelming. The Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee will offer resources and solutions to make the journey easier and less stressful on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from noon to 1 p.m.
Dec. 17, 2019—The Caregiver Support Group meets the second Wednesday of every month and offers a safe place to discuss the stresses, challenges and rewards of providing care for a loved one.
Nov. 18, 2019—Join the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center as we honor those who care for others on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from noon to 1 p.m. in The Living Room of the Godchaux Nursing Annex.