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A Look at Recent State Legislation
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Jennifer Palmer
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National Conference of State Legislatures
This policy brief gives an overview of polciies across the country that improve services and support infants, toddlers, and their families.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Law and Public Policy
Family Health
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Kristen Selleck, Jeannie Newman, and Debra Gilmore
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Children’s Bureau, U.S. Administration for Children and Families
This manual discusses the intersection of child maltreatment and domestic violence with a focus on child protection practice.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Andra Wilkinson and Hannah Lantos
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Child Trends
This report examines the link between self-reported experiences of child maltreatment and later delinquent or criminal behaviors across age, sex, and race.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Children’s Bureau, U.S. Administration for Children and Families
This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2017.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Valerie J. Schweizer
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National Center for Family & Marriage Research
In 2017, there were slightly more than two marriages for every one divorce in the United States (marriage to divorce ratio = 2.2)
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Internal Dynamics of Families
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National Conference of State Legislatures
This database tracks enacted U.S. state policies that support mothers and pregnant women as they navigate their pregnancies.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Human Sexuality
Family Law and Public Policy
Family Health
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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A Comprehensive Meta-analytic Study
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Erin Holmes, Alan Hawkins, Braquel Egginton, Nathan Robbins & Kevin Shafer
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Fatherhood Research & Practice Network
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Family Life Education Methodology
Parent Education and Guidance
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Report: In U.S. and other countries, participation in a congregation is a key factor
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Pew Research Center
This analysis looks at data from the U.S. and more than two dozen other countries, using three different datasets.
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Religion and Families
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Final Implementation and Impact Findings from the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation-Strong Start
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Helen Lee et al.
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
The effectiveness of evidence-based home visiting for improving prenatal and birth outcomes for families enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Life Education Methodology
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An Examination of Differences by Child Age, Household Income, and Community Urbanicity
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Forry, N., Madill, R., & Halle, T.
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Explore three snapshots that use data from the National Survey of Early Care and Education to answer that question, looking at differences in three areas.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Charles Michalopoulos et al.
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Both MIHOPE and MIHOPE-Strong Start examined the implementation and impacts of evidence-based home visiting; explore this summary of findings across both studies.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Life Education Methodology
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Results from the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE)
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Charles Michalopoulos et al.
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Findings on the effects of programs funded by the MIECHV Program across a wide array of child and family areas.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Life Education Methodology
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Research Brief
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Lance Till and Susan Zaid
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
This brief explains what a learning agenda is, how to develop one, and how to integrate it with programmatic and research and evaluation activities.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Human Sexuality
Family Life Education Methodology
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Kristen Harper & Deborah Temkin
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Child Trends
This brief introduces a trauma-informed policy framework to help state officials create supportive learning environments for all students.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Research Brief
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Jessica Dym Bartlett et al.
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Child Trends
This brief outlines a common approach for addressing three developmental outcomes in childhood and adolescence through afterschool programs.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Resources to Support Policymakers and Advocates
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Jamie Chriqui et al.
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Child Trends
This report features a 50-state analysis of how state policies support healthy schools.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Counseling and Therapy
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Crossing Boundaries, Blending Cultures, and Challenging Racial Ideologies
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Edited by Roudi Nazarinia Roy and Alethea Rollins
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Springer
This book surveys the diverse experiences of biracial families, providing a full understanding of a growing and diversifying population.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Diversity and Inclusion
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Article
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Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
Gun violence moved to the forefront of national news after the 2018 shooting in Parkland, Florida, and gun violence has strong implications for families.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Yolanda T. Mitchell, Ph.D.; and Tiffany L. Bromfield, M.A.
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
News and social media, politics, and implicit biases greatly affect our understanding of gun violence.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Science Education
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Examining the Evidence to Guide Sound Public Policy
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Allison Schroeder, Ph.D., LMFT; Deirdre Quinn, Ph.D.; Samuel Allen, M.S., LMFT; and Elaine Anderson, Ph.D.
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
The pervasive narrative linking mental illness to gun violence is harmful to individuals, families, and communities.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Kevin Shafer, Ph.D.
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
Media reports often connect violent crime to family structure, especially fatherlessness, however there are no studies that clearly support this argument.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Brandon Hollie, M.A.
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
Gun violence could be a symptom of past intergenerationally transmitted injustices; increased access to treatment in could reduce violence.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Examining the Marginalized Trauma and Grief of Boys and Men in Black Families
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Jocelyn R. Smith Lee, Ph.D.
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
Family professionals can best support Black boys, men, and families affected by gun violence by using an inclusive approach to research, policy, and practice.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Life Education Methodology
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Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
Recommendations for family professionals include direct interactions with individuals and families, improved training of professionals, and public policy advocacy.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Life Education Methodology