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Consensus Study Report
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La Rue Allen and Emily P. Backes, Editors
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
This report outlines a framework for funding high-quality early care and education for children (birth-K), including an adequately compensated workforce.
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Family Life Education Methodology
Family Law and Public Policy
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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State Trends in Child Well-Being
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Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Annie E. Casey Foundation
The 2018 Data Book examines trends in child well-being including rankings in key areas of economics, education, health, and family and community factors.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Panel discussion
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Mathematica Policy Research
Leaders from across the federal policy community discuss how emerging research methods to generate and interpret evidence can inform policy decisions.
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Family Law and Public Policy
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Family Resource Management
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Website
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Amy Kind, M.D., Ph.D.
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University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
This online platform allows for easily ranking and mapping neighborhoods according to socioeconomic disadvantage and can be merged with other data sources.
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Family Life Education Methodology
Family Law and Public Policy
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Research Brief
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Rachel Holzwart and Debra Wright
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Summary of a panel of experts on the advantages and disadvantages of using Baysesian methods in social policy research and evaluation.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Family Life Education Methodology
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Research Brief
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Rachel Holzwart, Hilary Sama, and Debra Wright
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
A guide for readers to understand and employ Bayesian statistical approaches, particularly within the context of Federal research and decision-making.
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Family Life Education Methodology
Family Law and Public Policy
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Robin Koralek, Hannah Engle, Sam Elkin, and Mary Farrell
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Explore this report to learn how state and local systems serve refugees through the TANF and Refugee Cash Assistance programs.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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International Federation for Family Development (IFFD)
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International Federation for Family Development (IFFD)
Statement written for the 51st Session of the Commission on Population and Development at the U.N.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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A report on the follow-up of the International Year of the Family
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U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres
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International Federation for Family Development (IFFD)
A 2018 report on the follow-up of main objectives from the International Year of the Family, with updates from the 2017 Day of Families.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Research Brief
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Sara Wakefield, Ph.D. and Christopher Wildeman, Ph.D.
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National Council on Family Relations
About 5 million children (approximately 7% of all minor children) have experienced the incarceration of a residential parent at some point during childhood.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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Research Brief
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Bahira Sherif Trask, Ph.D.
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National Council on Family Relations
Compared to other high-income nations, contemporary U.S. work–family policies provide very limited support to families.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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Charlotte J. Patterson, Ph.D. and Abbie E. Goldberg, Ph.D
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National Council on Family Relations
Research on lesbian and gay parents and their children is consistent across studies in finding that both parents and children are well adjusted...
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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Initiative Foundation
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Inside-Out Connections, a program of the Initiative Foundation
2.7 million U.S. children have a parent behind bars. This booklet is designed to help moms, dads, and caregivers answer children’s questions about jail and prison.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Internal Dynamics of Families
Family Law and Public Policy
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An Authoritative Guide To Understanding Divorce and Child Custody, for Parents and Family Professionals
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Mark Roseman, Ph.D., CFLE
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WestBow Press
An overview of the complex legal and social factors involved in the child custody and divorce process with an emphasis on creating positive child outcomes.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Parent Education and Guidance
Internal Dynamics of Families
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Child Welfare Information Gateway
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau
This brief outlines the characteristics and challenges of rural families and how child welfare professionals can best serve their needs.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Family Life Education Methodology
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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An Update of the Knowledge Base and Typology of Independent Living Programs in the United States
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Mark Courtney, Michael Pergamit, Marla McDaniel, Erin McDonald, Lindsay Giesen, Nathanael Okpych, and Andrew Zinn
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
This report provides information on child welfare legislation, current research on youth aging out of foster care, and a typology of independent living programs.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Law and Public Policy
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Global Perspectives on Displacement and Resettlement Experiences
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Jaime Ballard, Elizabeth Wieling, and Catherine Solheim
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University of Minnesota
This free book available for download offers an interdisciplinary perspective on immigrant and refugee families' challenges and resilience across multiple domains.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program
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Mariel Sparr and Susan Zaid, James Bell Associates
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, the Administration for Children and Families
This brief identifies the types of questions home visiting program awardees are asking about family engagement in their state-led evaluations.
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Family Life Education Methodology
Family Law and Public Policy
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An Overview of Policy Differences across States and Territories as of October 1, 2016
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Victoria Tran, Sarah Minton, Sweta Haldar , and Linda Giannarelli
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, the Administration for Children and Families
These Infographics from show differences in child care subsidy policies across U.S. states and territories.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Planning for Adoption: Knowing the Costs and Resources
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Child Welfare Information Gateway
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U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children & Families
For families interested in adoption, this factsheet explains the wide range of expenses associated with the various types of adoption and offers multiple resources
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Internal Dynamics of Families
Family Law and Public Policy
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Reunification: Bringing Your Children Home From Foster Care
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Child Welfare Information Gateway
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U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children & Families
For families working toward reunification, this factsheet offers a general overview of the entire process, from foster care to returning and living at home.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Internal Dynamics of Families
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Lessons Learned From Three States
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Zero to Three
The states of Indiana, Oregon, and Vermont participated in a project to develop cross-sector infant-toddler policy priorities.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Law and Public Policy
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Article
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Elaine S. Barry, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State Fayette
“Bedsharing” refers to a parent (usually the mother) and infant sharing the same adult bed for all or part of the night.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Interpersonal Relationships
Internal Dynamics of Families
Family Law and Public Policy
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Karen Oehme, Anthony J. Ferraro, Nat Stern, Lisa S. Panisch, and Mallory Lucier-Greer
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The Institute for Family Violence Studies
An overview of the advent and proliferation of statutorily mandated divorce education classes in the United States as well as their goals.
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Internal Dynamics of Families
Parent Education and Guidance
Family Law and Public Policy