The Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) is seeking proposals from teams of researchers and fatherhood programs to evaluate fatherhood services. The FRPN is a five-year national project that funds the evaluation of fatherhood programs working with low-income populations and offers a wealth of training and technical assistance to improve fatherhood practice and evaluation research. […]
Routledge releases new evidence-based approaches series: James J. Ponzetti, Jr. (ed.). (2015). Evidence-based Approaches to Relationship and Marriage Education. Routledge. James J. Ponzetti, Jr. (ed.). (2015). Evidence-based Approaches to Sexuality Education: A Global Perspective. Routledge. James J. Ponzetti, Jr. (ed.). (2015). Evidence-based Approaches to Parenting Education: A Global Perspective. Routledge. Read more.
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. Read more.
New research brief, webinar on low-income Hispanic families Webinar Feb. 11, 2015, 1:30 p.m. ET The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families is offering a webinar on its new research brief, "The Complex and Varied Households of Low-Income Hispanic Children." The brief looks at the composition of households of low-income Hispanic children, including […]
The data show that couples who slid through their relationship transitions ultimately had poorer marital quality than those who made intentional decisions about major milestones. How couples make choices matters. Read more (link To The Atlantic article)
The Secondary Analyses of Strengthening Families Datasets grant program is an opportunity to conduct data analysis using the Building Strong Families, Supporting Healthy Marriage, and Community Healthy Marriage Initiative datasets. Those selected for this grant will also collaborate with fellow grantees to advance research focused on strengthening families. Read More
Fatherhood Research and Practice Network (FRPN), a project funded through ACF's Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation launches website and funding opportunity. The FRPN co-directors are Jay Fagan, Ph.D. social work professor at Temple University, and Jessica Pearson, Ph.D., director of the Center for Policy Research, a Denver-based policy research firm. The project seeks to: […]
It's part of the demand-withdraw pattern, and both partners have to take responsibility to change it A meta-analysis of 74 studies encompassing more than 14,000 participants, published in the March 2014 Communication Monographs, found the demand-withdraw pattern to be one of the most damaging types of relationship conflict and one of the hardest patterns […]
One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app; 66% of these online daters have gone on a date with someone they met through a dating site or app, and 23% have met a spouse or long term partner through these sites. Public attitudes toward online dating have become more […]