OPRE’s Fathers and Continuous Learning project has published a brief on the unexpected challenges teams participating in the project's Breakthrough Series Collaborative faced during COVID-19, and their innovative adaptations to allow the work to continue.
This brief summarizes three recently completed federal evaluations that address the following research question: How does offering employment and other supportive services to disadvantaged noncustodial parents affect their employment and earnings, parenting, and child support payments?
This brief offers recommendations for programs designing and implementing family-strengthening program models that seek to maintain and build healthy relationships between parents who are incarcerated and their children.
This brief describes a draft observation tool that was developed and piloted as part of a formative study to translate theory about co-regulation into practice in youth-serving Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) programs.
Read about highlights from OPRE's second FRAMING Research Technical Workgroup bringing together research and practice experts to discuss the future of healthy marriage and relationship education programming.
The federal government has a long-standing commitment to supporting healthy relationships, stable families, and father involvement in their children’s and families’ lives. Since 2005, Congress has funded $150 million each year in healthy marriage (HM) and responsible fatherhood (RF) grants. The Office of Family Assistance (OFA) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
This brief summarizes key cost findings from the evaluation of Wise Guys in Iowa. It presents information on the resources required to deliver the program for one academic year and the average cost per student. The brief also summarizes how the average cost per student compares to other federally funded teen pregnancy prevention programs.