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  • The Promises and Challenges of Administrative Data in Social Policy Research: Roundtable Discussion (New)

    Published: June 30, 2016
    In this video roundtable, government experts and experienced researchers discuss the opportunities and challenges presented when using administrative data for social policy research. Topics include: tips for planning administrative data research; working with (federal and state) data custodians; negotiating data...
  • What Works, Under What Circumstances, and How? (New)

    Published: June 28, 2016
    In the fall of 2014, OPRE organized an Innovative Methods meeting to explore cutting-edge applications of methods and analytic techniques that can inform social program practice and policy. This brief summarizes the meeting and includes..
  • Secretary’s Advisory Committee on the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Evaluation Meeting – September 21, 2015 (New)

    Published: June 27, 2016
    On September 21, 2015 the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Evaluation held a meeting to review the study’s plans for analyzing data in four areas...
  • Risk Factors for College Success: Insights from Adults in Nine Career Pathways Programs (New)

    Published: June 24, 2016
    This analysis of data from 3,719 students in the Pathways for Advancing Careers and Education (PACE) evaluation highlights risk factors that disadvantaged students face in college success. The data indicates a strong relationship between college success and past educational experience; economic status; expected work hours...
  • Study of Coordination of Tribal TANF and Child Welfare Services: Final Report (New)

    Published: June 23, 2016
    This report details 14 tribes and tribal organizations’ implementation of service coordination efforts across Tribal TANF and child welfare services. It describes the tribes and tribal organizations, explores their journeys to strengthen tribal families, identifies project facilitators and challenges, and shares lessons learned...
  • Assisting Two-Parent Families through TANF (New)

    Published: June 23, 2016
    Two-parent families’ lower TANF participation rates appear to result from differences in policies and practices. The dynamics of family relationships and personal feelings, especially of men, about seeking assistance may contribute to this difference as well. These families may also receive fewer support services than single-parent families because of either formal rationing of services or staff assumptions about their needs...
  • Pre-Application Teleconference CCDBG Implementation Research and Evaluation Planning Grants

    Published: June 21, 2016
    This presentation provides background information on the Child Care and Development Block Grant Implementation Research and Evaluation Planning Grants as well as the application submission requirements in support of the Pre-Application Teleconference on Friday, May 20, 2016...
  • ACF OPRE News Vol. 4 Issue 10 - June 16, 2016 (Updated)

    Published: June 16, 2016
    In This Issue: a look at child safety & risk assessments in American Indian & Alaska Native communities, how to address the unique needs of people in the LGBT community, the agenda & a workshop for the National Research Conference on Early Childhood, HomVEE email list sign-up, and a Social Media Spotlight featuring work from our Naomi Goldstein...
  • Child Safety and Risk Assessments in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities - Research to Practice Brief

    Published: June 13, 2016
    Child welfare practitioners need effective tools to gauge children’s immediate safety and risk of future maltreatment. This brief is a resource for human service professionals on child safety and risk assessments in AI/AN communities.
  • Systems Change under the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program

    Published: June 2, 2016
    This report presents findings from the Systems Change Analysis of the 27 non-tribal HPOG grantees funded in 2010, which operated 49 programs. This study addresses the major research question: What changes to the service delivery system are associated with program implementation?