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  • Adapting an Evidence-based Curriculum in a Rural Setting: The Longer-Term Impacts of Reducing the Risk in Kentucky (New)

    Published: April 18, 2018
    This report presents evidence on the longer-term impacts of an adapted version of the Reducing the Risk teen pregnancy prevention curriculum in rural Kentucky. Although rural counties have the highest teen birth rates in the United States, teen pregnancy prevention practitioners and researchers have developed and tested relatively few programs for youth in rural areas. To add to the research on effective pregnancy prevention...
  • Delivering Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Services to High-Risk Youth in Alternative School Settings (New)

    Published: April 18, 2018
    This brief summarizes key findings from a study of the implementation of the Teen Choice curriculum, a 12-session program that uses interactive exercises and guided discussions to deliver information to groups of 8 to 12 students on abstinence, contraception...
  • Family Self-Sufficiency and Stability Research Consortium Year in Review - 2017 (New)

    Published: April 17, 2018
    The Family Self-Sufficiency and Stability Research Consortium seeks to improve the lives of low-income families and children by integrating research, policy, and practice. Established in 2013, the Consortium conducts research on contemporary questions related to family self-sufficiency.
  • Behavioral Intervention Materials Compendium (New)

    Published: April 13, 2018
    The Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) project conducted 15 randomized controlled trials of behavioral interventions across eight states, in the domains of work support, child support, and child care. BIAS used a systematic approach called “behavioral diagnosis and design” to develop the interventions and their associated materials. This process...
  • Behavioral Interventions Scholars: 2017 Grantee Project Abstracts (New)

    Published: April 9, 2018
    The Behavioral Interventions Scholars (BIS) grant program supports dissertation research by advanced graduate students who are applying a behavioral science lens to specific research questions relevant to social services programs and policies and other issues facing low-income and vulnerable...
  • Self-Regulation Snap Shot #4: A Focus on Middle-School Aged Youth

    Published: April 4, 2018
    Adult caregivers such as parents, teachers, coaches, and other mentors play a critical role in shaping and supporting self-regulation development from birth through young adulthood through an interactive process called “co-regulation.”
  • Self-Regulation Snap Shot #5: A Focus on High-School Aged Youth

    Published: April 4, 2018
    Adult caregivers such as parents, teachers, coaches, and other mentors play a critical role in shaping and supporting self-regulation development from birth through young adulthood through an interactive process called “co-regulation.”
  • Self-Regulation Snap Shot #6: A Focus on Young Adults

    Published: April 4, 2018
    Adult caregivers such as parents, teachers, coaches, and other mentors play a critical role in shaping and supporting self-regulation development from birth through young adulthood through an interactive process called “co-regulation.”
  • Design for an Impact Study of Five Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Programs and Strategies

    Published: April 3, 2018
    The federal government has had a long-standing commitment to supporting healthy relationships and stable families. In the mid-1990s, Congress created the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, which had the formation and maintenance of two-parent families as one of its core purposes. TANF provided...
  • Self-Regulation Snap Shot #1: A Focus on Infants and Toddlers

    Published: April 2, 2018
    Adult caregivers such as parents, teachers, coaches, and other mentors play a critical role in shaping and supporting self-regulation development from birth through young adulthood through an interactive process called “co-regulation.”

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