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  • Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants 2.0 Snapshots

    Published: May 8, 2020
    The Tribal HPOG 2.0 program supports demonstration projects that provide TANF recipients and other low-income individuals with the opportunity to obtain education and training for occupations in the healthcare field that pay well and are expected to either experience labor shortages or be in high demand. NORC at the University of Chicago is leading a comprehensive implementation and outcome evaluation of the Tribal HPOG 2.0 Program...
  • ACF OPRE News Vol. 8 Issue 9 – May 7, 2020

    ACF OPRE News: What Strategies Can Encourage & Sustain Fathers' Engagement in Responsible Fatherhood Services? Featured items in this issue: Inside, Outside, Round and Round: Sustaining Engagement in Responsible Fatherhood Programs Building Capacity in Foster Care to Support the Self-Regulation Development of Youth and Young Adults: Meeting Summary Pima Community College’s Pathways to Healthcare Program: Three-Year Impact Report  
  • Building Capacity in Foster Care to Support the Self-Regulation Development of Youth and Young Adults: Meeting Summary

    Published: May 7, 2020
    Adults who interact with the child welfare system can play a critical role in shaping and supporting the development of self-regulation in youth and young adults through an interactive process called “co-regulation.” On March 28th, 2019 the Children’s Bureau and the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families brought experts together from around the country to discuss self-regulation and how the child welfare system...
  • Pima Community College’s Pathways to Healthcare Program: Three-Year Impact Report

    Published: May 6, 2020
    This report documents the impacts three years after random assignment for the Pathways to Healthcare program, operated by Pima Community College and Pima County One Stop in Tucson, Arizona. The program aimed to help low-income, low-skilled adults access and complete occupational training that could lead to increased employment and higher earnings. Pathways to Healthcare consisted of five elements...
  • Evaluating a Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program for Middle School Boys

    Published: May 4, 2020
    This brief summarizes findings from a random assignment impact study of Wise Guys, a long-standing, widely implemented curriculum designed to help adolescent males make responsible decisions about their sexual behavior. Nationwide, boys report higher rates of sexual risk behaviors than girls do. In addition, becoming a father as a teenager is associated with completing fewer years of schooling and being less likely to graduate from high school...
  • Inside, Outside, Round and Round: Sustaining Engagement in Responsible Fatherhood Programs

    This tip sheet shares lessons learned by the Building Bridges and Bonds (B3) study thus far so that other programs can consider implementing these approaches to encourage father engagement.
  • BEES Podcast: Testing a Successful Employment Model in a New Context

    Published: April 28, 2020
    Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is a model for helping people who have serious mental illness find employment. There is a good deal of evidence showing the model’s success, but less is known about the model’s effectiveness with those who have other types of disabilities and health conditions, such as physical disabilities or less severe types of mental illness...
  • A Compendium of Administrative and Survey Data Resources in the Administration for Children and Families

    Published: April 24, 2020
    This compendium is an effort to understand and document the data collected by ACF that is or could be used for evidence-building purposes. It includes summaries of twelve major ACF administrative data sources and seven surveys. Each entry in the Compendium includes: an overview of the data source; data ownership and funding source; basic content (topical areas covered); major publications, websites, and documentation; available datasets (public and restricted); data quality; statutory and regulatory restrictions on access and use; capacity to link with other data sources; and examples of prior research using linked data... 
  • Compendium of Administrative Data Sources for Self-Sufficiency Research

    Published: April 24, 2020
    The Compendium of Administrative Data Sources for Self-Sufficiency Research is an effort to describe promising administrative data sources for evaluations of economic and social interventions. The Compendium was created as part of the Assessing Options to Evaluate Long-Term Outcomes Using Administrative Data (LTO) project funded by the Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (ACF/OPRE) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
  • ACF OPRE News Vol. 8 Issue 8 – April 23, 2020

    ACF OPRE News: How Can Home Visiting Programs Engage & Support Families with Substance Use Issues? Featured items in this issue: Touchpoints for Addressing Substance Use Issues in Home Visiting: Phase 1 Final Report Touchpoints for Addressing Substance Use Issues in Home Visiting: Expanded Executive Summary of Phase 1 Final Report Site Profile – Breaking Barriers, San Diego County, CA

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