09 Jan
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Healthy Marriage Participant Profile

Each year the Healthy Marriage grantees serve a diverse group of participants across the United States. Since the beginning of the OMB approved data collection in 2012, HM participants have been characterize by a high degree of diversity in all of the demographic variables – age, sex, marital status, employment status.    Summary: This infographic […]

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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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A Snapshot of Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Programs for Youth

This fact sheet provides descriptive characteristics of Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education programs serving youth, characteristics of those served, and the most commonly used curricula, program goals, and expected outcomes. Project Website The purpose of the Youth Education and Relationship Services Project, awarded to Child Trends, is to better understand the services that federally-funded Healthy […]

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09 Jan
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Father Engagement Certificate

Offered by the nation’s fatherhood leader, and delivered by NFI President Christopher Brown, the On Demand Father Engagement Certificate™ (FEC) from National Fatherhood Initiative® provides individuals* with affordable, convenient, on demand training around 5 core competencies for effective father engagement that can be completed in a little more than a half day.   Earning the […]

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09 Jan
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Evidence-based Approaches to Relationship and Marriage Education

Description from publisher's website:    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview of evidence-based relationship and marriage education(RME)programs. Readers are introduced to the best practices for designing, implementing, and evaluating effective RME programs to better prepare them to teach clients how to have healthy intimate relationships. Noted contributors from various disciplines […]

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09 Jan
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Family Strengthening Research: FY 2014

This report provides detailed summaries of major research investments by OPRE’s Division of Family Strengthening (DFS) along with brief overviews of past projects. The featured projects cover topics that include strengthening relationships within families, supporting fatherhood, nurturing children through their families, reducing teen pregnancy, supporting youth in their transition to adulthood, and preventing family violence. […]

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09 Jan
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A Guide to Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Programs for Hispanic Couples and Families

The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families has released an extensive guide for federally and non-federally funded Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education and Responsible Fatherhood programs serving Hispanic couples and fathers. This guide summarizes the various aspects of these programs and facilitates their comparison. Among other findings, the guide reports that many fatherhood […]

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09 Jan
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Embedding Job and Career Advancement Services in Healthy Marriage Programs

This brief provides a general overview of the two Healthy Marriage (HM) grantees involved in the Parents and Children Together Evaluation (PACT), provides participation rates in services, and documents how the two grantees integrated job and career advancement services for parenting couples into their programs.  This brief uses data obtained through staff interviews and program […]

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