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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09 Jan
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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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09 Jan
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Family Strengthening Research: FY 2013

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, and supporting youth in their transition to adulthood. The report also […]

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09 Jan
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Strengthening Families Curriculum Resource Guide

This online Resource Guide was developed with the assistance of National Healthy Marriage Resource Center staff. The guide provides information about the content and select features of curricula commonly used by Office of Family Assistance Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood grantees. The Guide can be used to search for curriculum features of interest, such as […]

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09 Jan
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The Creating Lasting Family Connections® | Marriage Enhancement Program (CLFCMEP)

The CLFC Marriage Enhancement Program is an evidence-based curriculum designed for couples in which one or both partners have been physically and/or emotionally distanced due to incarceration, military service, substance abuse, or other circumstances. The program builds and/or strengthens each partners' relationship skills by developing greater capacity in the areas of communication, conflict resolution, emotional […]

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09 Jan
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ePREP

ePREP is a 6 hour online program that is self-paced and can be done at any time in the privacy of your own home. There are 7 units in the couples version and 8 units in the singles version. Both versions include written information as well as video examples and tutorials that will help you […]

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09 Jan
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A Family-Strengthening Program for Low-Income Families Final Impacts from the Supporting Healthy Marriage Evaluation

Supporting Healthy Marriage (SHM) was a yearlong voluntary marriage education program to help strengthen couples' relationships. SHM had small sustained positive effects on marital quality more than a year after the program ended but did not achieve its objectives of leading more couples to stay together or improving children’s well-being. MDRC SHM Overview Link

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