09 Jan
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Marriage and Relationship Education (MRE) Program Development and Management Manual

This Manual draws from previously developed resources created by the NHMRC as well as incorporating tools and strategies suggested by those working in the MRE field.  The NHMRC was designed as a clearinghouse to advance the field of MRE.  Funded by the federal Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families Office […]

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09 Jan
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Supporting Healthy Marriage (SHM) Report

Small positive effects found, longer term follow-up planned HHS’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF) released findings from the Supporting Healthy Marriage (SHM) study assessing the effectiveness of programs designed to strengthen marriages among low-income married couples with children. The study found that across the eight programs evaluated, the SHM program produced a consistent pattern […]

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09 Jan
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Administration for Children and Families Healthy Marriage Initiative, 2002-2009. An Introductory Guide

Healthy marriage policy and programs are the ""new kid on the block"" in social policy. In the mid-90s several states and communities began to engage in marriage-related reforms and services designed to strengthen marriage and reduce divorce rates. In 2002, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) launched a Healthy Marriage Initiative and began funding […]

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