Training Resource Center

The Training Resource Center (TRC) promotes and supports the well-being of families, children, and communities through research and evaluation, training, technical assistance and service and program development. For more than two decades, the TRC has been a source of innovation, information, and integral collaborations. As a nationally recognized leader in the fields of child welfare research and training, the TRC serves more than 50,000 individuals each year. Moreover, the TRC is committed to being a catalyst entity – one that brings meaningful change – to the institutions, organizations, and agencies with which it partners and collaborates.


Unique Centers & Labs


Increase in FY20 extramural research funding


Individuals served annually by Centers & Labs


Featured Stories

Examining Military Behavioral Health with Dr. Chris Flaherty

Examining Military Behavioral H...

The Military Behavioral Health Lab (MBH) is a unique lab focused on generating empirical knowledge and testing clinical interventions to
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Mentoring Foster Parents with Jeff Damron and Tamikia Dumas

Mentoring Foster Parents with J...

Imagine you’re a new foster parent or kinship caregiver, and if you’re being honest, it’s nerve-wracking. No matter how prepared
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Connecting Kentucky Families with Missy Segress, Jessica Fletcher, and Karen Bowman

Connecting Kentucky Families wi...

No matter how prepared you are, once a child walks into your home, it can feel overwhelming. You ultimately need
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March 1, 2020, 12:00 am
Social Work Month

Social Work Month