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Theory of Change and Logic Models
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Pirkko Ahonen, Erin Geary, and Kirsten Keene
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U.S. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
This tool provides guidance for human service programs on developing a theory of change and a logic model that emphasizes measurability of program outcomes.
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Family Life Education Methodology
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Kasey J. Eickmeyer
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National Center for Family & Marriage Research
This profile documents the change in the first marriage rate between 1990 and 2017 across age groups and by race and ethnicity.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Krista K. Payne
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National Center for Family & Marriage Research
The median age at first marriage in the United States has increased steadily since the mid-20th century. A closer look at this trend.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Krista K. Payne
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National Center for Family & Marriage Research
In this profile, the median age at first marriage is estimated for the nation and each state by gender for 2017 using 1-year estimates from the ACS.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Registered for the most recent annual conference
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David Klein, Ph.D.
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2018 Annual NCFR Conference
An historical overview of family theory and methods with an emphasis on key events and participants, some aspects of which are not already widely known.
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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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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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Moving Beyond "Themes Emerged", 1st Edition
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Edited by Áine M. Humble and M. Elise Radina
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Routledge
This book offers an in-depth look into how researchers actively and consciously arrive at their themes and conclusions, revealing the complexity and time involved.
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Family Life Education Methodology
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Douglas Walton, Samuel Dastrup, and Jill Khadduri
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
This brief explores homeless families' earnings while in an emergency shelter, prior to becoming homeless, and after experiencing homelessness.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Findings from the National Survey of Early Care and Education
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Rebecca Madill, Tamara Halle, Tracy Gebhart, and Elizabeth Shuey
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Child Trends, Inc.
This report can help guide practices and policies in ECE programs to support teachers’ psychological well-being, and describes potential research studies.
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Family Life Education Methodology
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How Representative are they of Low-Income Hispanic Couples in the United States?
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Maria A. Ramos-Olazagasti; Lina Guzman
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families
This brief assesses the extent to which the Supporting Healthy Marriage (SHM) evaluation data set represents the broader U.S. population of Hispanic couples.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Lina Guzman; Maria A. Ramos-Olazagasti; Marta Alvira-Hammond; Emily Miller; Christina Padilla; Renee Ryberg; Claudia Vega
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families
This brief examines the capacity of the U.S. to measure, describe, and understand the structure, diversity, complexity, and dynamics of Hispanic family life.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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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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Lawrence G. Shelton
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Routledge
The first ever introduction to Urie Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Framework written specifically for undergraduate students.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Science Education
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A Resource Guide for Child Care and Development Fund Lead Agencies
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Monica Rohacek, Amelia Coffey, and Kathryn Stevens
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
A list of selected resources for Child Care and Development Fund lead agencies seeking to build research and evaluation capacity.
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Family Life Education Methodology
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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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Part of the Concise Guides to Conducting Behavioral, Health, and Social Science Research Series
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Jennifer Brown Urban and Bradley Matheus van Eeden-Moorefield
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American Psychological Association
This guide walks through each step of the process for both qualitative and quantative studies from choosing a topic to sampling and measurement strategies.
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Family Science Education
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A longitudinal evaluation of KVC's bridging the way home initiative
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Kelly Murphy, Kristin Anderson Moore, Zakia Redd, Karin Malm
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Children and Youth Services Review
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a system-wide reform effort to implement trauma-informed care across a large, private child welfare system.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Lizabeth Malone, Emily Knas, Sara Bernstein, and Lindsay Read Feinberg of Mathematica Policy Research
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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, the Administration for Children and Families
This report describes preliminary work in support of an early childhood needs assessment for American Indian and Alaska Native children prenatal to age five.
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Family Health
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Shelby Borowski, M.S., doctoral student; Jill Naar, M.S., doctoral student; and Anisa Zvonkovic, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Human Development, Virginia Tech
Work often influences sleep and sleep is associated with health outcomes.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Family Resource Management
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Wendy Middlemiss, Ph.D., CFLE, Associate Professor, and Kaylee Seddio, M.S., CFLE, doctoral candidate, Department of Educational Psychology, University of North Texas
A variety of different safe sleep routines are recommended for infants, and many of them identified as the only safe routine.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Internal Dynamics of Families
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Parent Education and Guidance
Family Life Education Methodology
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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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Certified Family Life Educator
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Lorne Campbell & Timothy J. Loving (Eds.). (2012). American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C. ISBN 978-1-4338-1072-7. 296 Pages.
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CFLE Network, Winter 2017
This volume underscores the rationale for the change in nomenclature from Family Studies to Family Science.
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Internal Dynamics of Families
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from the Mathematica Center for Improving Research Evidence
This guide from Mathematica's Center for Improving Research Evidence explains four important types of evidence as well as how to evaluate them.
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