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 […]
This fact sheet outlines reasons why supporting and integrating healthy marriage education skills should matter to safety-net service providers.
This Fact Sheet examines marriage, divorce, and childbearing trends in Latin American countries with the highest levels of recent immigration to the United States.1,2 Countries discussed in this fact sheet include: Mexico in North America; El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua in Central America; and Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru in South America.
In the late 1990s, a handful of states began to fund healthy marriage and relationship (HMR) programs and initiatives intended as a promising new strategy for strengthening families and improving child well-being. The states were soon followed by the federal government, which launched a healthy marriage initiative in 2002. The following questions initially were raised […]