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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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Monica Arkin
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Child Trends
A growing body of research suggests that mindfulness interventions in schools can boost children’s ability to regulate emotions and manage their feelings of stress
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Esther Gross, Victoria Efetevbia, and Alexandria Wilkins
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Child Trends
Research suggests that racism and sexism in the US contribute to Black mothers’ chronic stress and their high rates of low-birthweight deliveries.
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Sarah Catherine Williams and Kristin Sepulveda
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Child Trends
New analysis of 2017 AFCARS data shows that states vary widely in rates of foster care entry for children ages 3 and younger.
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NCFR Family Focus
Perspectives on intimate partner violence from around the world, including in the countries of Sweden, Mexico, Kenya, Turkey, China, and more.
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Interpersonal Relationships
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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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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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
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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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Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
Gun violence moved to the forefront of national news after the 2018 shooting in Parkland, Florida, and gun violence has strong implications for families.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Yolanda T. Mitchell, Ph.D.; and Tiffany L. Bromfield, M.A.
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
News and social media, politics, and implicit biases greatly affect our understanding of gun violence.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Science Education
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Examining the Evidence to Guide Sound Public Policy
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Allison Schroeder, Ph.D., LMFT; Deirdre Quinn, Ph.D.; Samuel Allen, M.S., LMFT; and Elaine Anderson, Ph.D.
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
The pervasive narrative linking mental illness to gun violence is harmful to individuals, families, and communities.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Kevin Shafer, Ph.D.
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
Media reports often connect violent crime to family structure, especially fatherlessness, however there are no studies that clearly support this argument.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Brandon Hollie, M.A.
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
Gun violence could be a symptom of past intergenerationally transmitted injustices; increased access to treatment in could reduce violence.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Examining the Marginalized Trauma and Grief of Boys and Men in Black Families
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Jocelyn R. Smith Lee, Ph.D.
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
Family professionals can best support Black boys, men, and families affected by gun violence by using an inclusive approach to research, policy, and practice.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
Recommendations for family professionals include direct interactions with individuals and families, improved training of professionals, and public policy advocacy.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Erin Steuter, Ph.D.; and Geoff Martin, Ph.D.
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Family Focus, Winter 2018
Militarism has long been perpetuated through popular culture, and “killology” shows that willingness to kill must be instilled in people.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Mara Biere, M.A., CFLE
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CFLE Network, Fall 2018
What does it mean that the “likelihood of committing violence is greater for people with a major mental disorder than for those without?”
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Family Life Education Methodology
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Kaylee Seddio, Ph.D., CFLE, University of Maryland-College Park & Wendy Middlemiss, Ph.D., CFLE, University of North Texas
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CFLE Network, Fall 2018
Tens of thousands of people are killed annually as a result of gun violence in the U.S., a rate 25 times higher than 22 other high-income countries.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Tami Moore, Ph.D., CFLE
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CFLE Network, Fall 2018
Family-owned firearms are used in both accidental and suicidal deaths on a daily basis, resulting in family crisis, unresolved guilt and grief, and dissolution.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts