Strengthening Implementation of Responsible Fatherhood Programs

Strengthening Implementation of Responsible Fatherhood Programs

Project Overview Research demonstrates a connection between a father’s involvement in his child’s life and the development and well-being of the child across behavioral, social-emotional, and cognitive domains. Small but growing evidence suggests the effectiveness of federally funded responsible fatherhood programs in improving fathers’ nurturing behavior, their engagement in age-appropriate activities with their children, and[...]

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Assisting Special Populations to Improve Readiness and Engagement Among TANF Recipients

Project Overview This project sought to develop evidence-informed or innovative strategies to improve engagement in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) services and readiness for customers’ current and future employment. The goal was to assist the Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Family Assistance (OFA) in its efforts to understand the unique circumstances and[...]

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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation Methods Inquiries

Project Overview The Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation’s (OPRE) research portfolio addresses poverty, employment and training, child and youth development, child welfare, family strengthening and fatherhood, childcare and other work supports, and cash assistance. OPRE provides guidance and technical assistance across these program areas, supporting research and evaluation methods,[...]

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