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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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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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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
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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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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 Science Education
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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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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
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Child Welfare Information Gateway
A fact sheet created to inform families in the child welfare system what to expect during various stages of court proceedings.
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by Luz Van Meek, Ph.D., CFLE
This article highlights the contribution of the U.S. National Committee for UN Women's work toward achievement of gender equality.
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This 48-page report by the U.S. Department of Labor looks at the challenges faced by the millions of working Americans who provide unpaid care.
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by Luca Maurer, M.S., CFLE, CSE, CSC, Director, Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services, Ithaca College
For transgender people, using a restroom is a major safety concern.
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Family Law and Public Policy
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by Renada Goldberg, M.Ed., MSW, doctoral student, and Sarah A. Burcher, MBA, M.A./Ph.D. student, Department of Family Social Science, University of Minnesota
Treating family policy as a tool in handling only specific phenomena leaves nuances and complexities unexplored.
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by Juliet R. Bradley, PhD, LSW, Professor, Human Services Department, Kaplan University
Despite the fact that same-sex adoption is legal in all fifty states, same-sex couples may still encounter issues when trying to adopt.
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by Coltan Schoenike and Markell Jurek, undergraduate students, and Amanda E. Barnett, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Wisconsin–Stout
Most victories for the LGBTQIA+ community have particularly benefited gay and lesbian men and women.
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This Family Focus section of NCFR Report — themed "Families and Human Rights" — includes articles that address human rights in countries around the world.
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by Jennifer Haake, B.S.
Several states, taking into consideration the health risks associated with obesity, have placed parents of morbidly obese children under arrest.
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by Katie Reck, Ph.D.; and Danielle Piggott; Central Michigan University
Recent projections by scholars estimate an increase in the number of obese adults to 65 million by 2030.
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Family Health
Family Law and Public Policy
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by Kristie Chandler, Ph.D., CFLE
At Samford University, we created a course that combines online content with an extended field trip to Washington, D.C.
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Family Law and Public Policy
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by Kate Wildman, student, Samford University
During the summer of my junior year, I participated in a five-day learning excursion to Washington as part of a class in Family Law and Public Policy.
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by Dylan L. Galos, M.S.; Eugene Hall, M.A.; and Jenifer K. McGuire, Ph.D.; all of the University of Minnesota
On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that state laws prohibiting same-sex marriage are unconstitutional.
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Diversity and Inclusion
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy