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National Council on Family Relations
Research published and cited by the National Council on Family Relations demonstrates the importance of keeping families together.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE Emerita
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NCFR Family Focus
Family policy shapes the conditions in which families operate. Intentions are positive and often laudable, but the reality does not always live up to these goals.
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Hannah C. Williamson, Ph.D.
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NCFR Family Focus
An intervention meant to encourage unmarried fathers to marry by improving economic capacity had the opposite and unintended consequence.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Family Life Education Methodology
Parent Education and Guidance
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Ruby M. Gourdine, D.S.W., LICSW, LCSW; and JaNeen Cross, D.S.W., M.B.A., LICSW, LCSW-C
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NCFR Family Focus
Although child welfare policies might be appropriate in theory, implicit bias, poverty, and inadequate training of workers lead to unintended consequences.
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Morgan E. Cooley, Ph.D., LCSW; and Brittany P. Mihalec-Adkins, M.S.Ed.
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NCFR Family Focus
Unintended consequences of The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) could benefit or harm stakeholders.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Natasha D. Williams, M.S., LMFT; and Elaine A. Anderson, Ph.D.
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NCFR Family Focus
Repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would disproportionately affect people of color and LGBT individuals who access mental health care.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Family Health
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Katrina Akande, Ph.D.; Eman Tadros, M.S., IMFT; and Charlene Harris, Ph.D.
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NCFR Family Focus
Discipline based on zero-tolerance policies in U.S. schools disproportionately affects minority and special needs youth.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Family Life Education Methodology
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Jacki Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., CFLE
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NCFR Family Focus
Many instructors receive little training about course policies. Overly soft (indulgent) or hard (strict) policies can have unintended consequences.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Family Science Education
Family Life Education Methodology
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Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE Emeritus, Professor Emerita; and Karen Bogenschneider, Ph.D., Professor Emerita
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NCFR Family Focus
Identifying unintended consequences of policies is more than an academic exercise.
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Family Law and Public Policy
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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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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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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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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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State TANF Policies as of July 2017
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Christine Heffernan et al.
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Explore this publication to see changes to welfare rules over time and how rules differ between states.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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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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Research
Family Law and Public Policy
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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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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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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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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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