Message from the Director
NICFD was founded since 2 Oct 1997 according to the World summit for children of the Royal Thai Government with its mission to empower and strengthening change agents working for children and family aspect. Being a national organization for knowledge management in child, adolescent and family development and integration with biopsychosocial, the institute for child and family development is an important key part to mobilize policy with best practice model of community research. The institute has human development and behavioral medicine curriculum for post graduated scholars and short course in four main target population which include early child hood, adolescent, family and media experts.
Now the institute going to be 15th years with many success stories to strength Thailand communities for child and family development. Media Rating scale in Thai television program and all kind of rating in media, Life Asset positive youth development, positive discipline intervention technique, Denver screening tool in Thai version and also Floor time technique for Autistic children are some of our most impaction works done for Thai kids and family in Thailand.
Our three main strategies flagship in this coming year are national organization to professional development in child and family area, national research for child and family development and also be a national coordinator for knowledge management with creation, sharing and transfer function.
We do hope to be a strange organization and lead our main mission not only for Thailand but also to the region in the figure of social network.