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Blue Star Families Military Family Lifestyle Survey

The Blue Star Families Military Family Lifestyle Survey takes a comprehensive look at the current needs and priorities of military families and service members and identifies the key aspects of military life to effectively target resources, services, and programs that support the sustainability of the All-Volunteer Force.    Military families are much like their civilian […]

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09 Jan
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A Support and Resource Guide for Working With Military Families

  This guide is designed to help safety-net service providers and other stakeholders sustainably integrate healthy marriage and relationship education into their services for military service members and their families. Safety-net service providers are people who work in Federal, State, Local, and Tribal agencies and help others achieve self-sufficiency.    The guide uses a three-stage […]

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09 Jan
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Marriage and Child Wellbeing Revisited

Marriage is on the decline, and a growing proportion of children are born to unmarried parents, many of them in unstable cohabiting unions. Research increasingly shows that family instability affects children’s cognitive and social-emotional development in ways that constrain their life chances. With an eye on these trends, the Future of Children first examined marriage […]

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09 Jan
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World Family Map 2015

The World Family Map report monitors the global health of families by tracking 16 indicators in 49 countries, representing all regions of the world. This year’s report includes an essay examining how parents divide labor-force participation, housework, and child care. See more   2014 Edition    

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09 Jan
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Behavioral Economics and Social Policy

The Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) project is the first major opportunity to use a behavioral economics lens to look at programs that serve poor and vulnerable people in the United States. Working with the Texas Office of the Attorney General´s Child Support Division, the BIAS team explored ways to increase the number of […]

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ELEVATE

Developed in collaboration between Auburn University and the University of Georgia as part of the Alabama Healthy Marriage & Relationship Education Initiative (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—Healthy Marriage Demonstration Grant #90FM0006), ELEVATE is a couples education curriculum that blends practical skills with an understanding of the physiology of human interaction (the heart-brain-behavior connection) […]

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