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“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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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
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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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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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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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Internal Dynamics of Families
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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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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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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Family Law and Public Policy
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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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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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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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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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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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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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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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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Health
Family Law and Public Policy
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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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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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by Kelly Roberts, Ph.D., LMFT, University of North Texas
A historical perspective of marriage and divorce law throughout the last 1.5 centuries in the U.S.
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by Michael Rush, Ph.D., School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, University College Dublin; and Rudy Ray Seward, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of North Texas
The case of the U.S. illustrates two very important findings for international analysis of comparative family policy and comparative social policy research.
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The World Economic and Social Survey 2014/2015 reviews economic, social and environmental policies implemented at the national level.
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Family Law and Public Policy
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by Sterling Wall, Kelly Roberts, Ashley Hintermeyer, Breanna Hintz, Jennifer Johnson, Nicole Krokosz, and Vanessa Vincent
Though only 5 states had legislation for who is authorized to deliver parenting education for divorcing couples, all were written in a way that would include CFLEs
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Parent Education and Guidance
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by Jennifer Crosswhite, Ph.D., CFLE, NCFR director of public affairs
One way to expand the impact of family science research is to provide research on families to policymakers using an educational approach.
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This 2015 report by the National Institute of Justice (U.S.) highlights findings from six sites that participated in the Defending Childhood Demonstration Program.
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by Jennifer Crosswhite, Ph.D., CFLE, NCFR director of public affairs
To provide a success story with tips, Dr. Kelly Roberts graciously agreed to write about her experiences trying to pass legislation.
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by Jan D. Brooks, M.Ed., Department of Human and Community Development, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign; Sarai Coba-Rodriguez, M.S., Department of Human and Community Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
What is life like for families still living in poverty today in South Africa, 20 years after apartheid?
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Family Law and Public Policy
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Reviewed by Allison Y. Gibbons, Ph.D., CFLE
This review covers two books.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Internal Dynamics of Families