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Elisabeth Wright Burak
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Society for Research in Child Development
If just one uninsured family member faces high medical costs or untreated conditions, the resulting stress can harm a child's well-being throughout their life.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Rachel Rosenberg and Samuel Abbott
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Child Trends
New research suggests that extended foster care can help connect youth to resources that help build skills needed for a successful transition to adulthood.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Natasha Cabrera and Avery Hennigar
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families
This report addresses the gap in research on early home experiences of Latino children in the U.S., and provides implications for research, programs, and policies.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Life Education Methodology
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Jaipaul L. Roopnarine, Ph.D. and Elif Dede Yildirim, Ph.D.
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Routledge
This book compares how men think about fathering from across diverse cultures of the world, and its effects on child development.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Internal Dynamics of Families
Diversity and Inclusion
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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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Scott Baumgartner and Diane Paulsella
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U.S. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
Explore findings on the development and implementation of this program for low-income pregnant women and new mothers in Denver, Colorado.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Life Education Methodology
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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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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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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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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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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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Dating, Getting Serious, and Forming a “Blended Family”
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Karen Bonnell and Patricia L. Papernow
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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Stepfamily Handbook provides step-by-step guidance for parents and children as they navigate the changes that come with stepfamily formation.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Internal Dynamics of Families
Interpersonal Relationships
Parent Education and Guidance
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Research Brief
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Kristen Selleck, Jeannie Newman, and Debra Gilmore
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Children’s Bureau, U.S. Administration for Children and Families
This manual discusses the intersection of child maltreatment and domestic violence with a focus on child protection practice.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Andra Wilkinson and Hannah Lantos
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Child Trends
This report examines the link between self-reported experiences of child maltreatment and later delinquent or criminal behaviors across age, sex, and race.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Children’s Bureau, U.S. Administration for Children and Families
This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2017.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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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
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Crossing Boundaries, Blending Cultures, and Challenging Racial Ideologies
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Edited by Roudi Nazarinia Roy and Alethea Rollins
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Springer
This book surveys the diverse experiences of biracial families, providing a full understanding of a growing and diversifying population.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Diversity and Inclusion
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
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
Family Life Education Methodology
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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
Family Life Education Methodology