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Elizabeth Jordan, Kelly Murphy
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Child Trends
Results of a study to expand the field’s understanding of how decision makers in juvenile justice settings, especially judges and attorneys, use research.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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Deborah Temkin, Victoria Stuart-Cassel, Kristy Lao, Brissa Nuñez, Sarah Kelley, Claire Kelley
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Child Trends
This report explores how seven topics identified by the Federal School Safety Commission (FSSC) have emerged in state statutes and regulations in the past 20 years
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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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Bahira Sherif Trask, Ph.D.
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United Nations
Video from "Family Homelessness: Prevention and Solutions," a side event at the 58th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD58)
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Resource Management
Family Law and Public Policy
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The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables
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Victoria Tran, Kelly Dwyer, and Sarah Minton, The Urban Institute
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U.S. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
The CCDF Policies Database project produces a comprehensive, up-to-date database of CCDF policies for the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and 5 territories.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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Kelly Dwyer, Sarah Minton, and Victoria Tran
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U.S. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
The CCDF Policies Database tracks the detailed State and Territory policies of providing federal money to to subsidize the cost of child care.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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Kelly Dwyer, Victoria Tran, and Sarah Minton
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U.S. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
This brief provides a graphical overview of some of the CCDF policy differences across States/Territories.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: Inequalities in human development in the 21st century
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Pedro Conceição, et al.
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United Nations Development Programme
This report analyzes inequality in three steps: beyond income, beyond averages, and beyond today and proposes a battery of policy options to tackle it.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Law and Public Policy
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Textbook
Research, Policy, and Practice
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J. Mark Eddy and Julie Poehlmann-Tynan (Eds.)
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Springer
This handbook examines family life, health, and educational issues that often arise for U.S. children whose parents are in prison or jail.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Internal Dynamics of Families
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Law and Public Policy
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Research Brief
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Zoelene Hill, Lisa A. Gennetian, and Julia L. Mendez
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families
Infographics that illustrate in 13 states how certain policies and practices may facilitate or inhibit access to CCDF subsidies for eligible Hispanic families.
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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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Meghan McCann
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National Conference of State Legislatures
This brief explores opportunities at state and federal levels to provide employment services to noncustodial parents and increase child support payments.
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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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National Conference of State Legislatures
Child support issues for incarcerated parents, a federal report on 2017 child support collections, and major happenings in the child support domain.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Law and Public Policy
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National Conference of State Legislatures
This episode of "Our American States," explores the changing nature and demographics of jobs in this country, with fewer men entering the workforce.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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National Conference of State Legislatures
A summary of nearly 1,300 early care and education bills with approximately 114 bills in 37 states signed into law in 2018.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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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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Article
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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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Family Law and Public Policy
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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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Family Law and Public Policy
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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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Family Law and Public Policy
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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Article
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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