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Family Strengthening Research (FY2018)

November 22, 2019
Youth Services, Home Visiting, Strengthening Families, Healthy Marriage & Responsible Fatherhood
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  • Pages 31
  • Published 2019


This report describes the major research investments of our Division of Family Strengthening through Fiscal Year 2018. This division has primary responsibility for research and evaluation projects related to strengthening relationships within families, supporting fatherhood, nurturing children through their families, reducing teen pregnancy, supporting youth in their transition to adulthood, and preventing family violence.

This report presents the research organized into six different sections, showing the breadth of our family strengthening research. These sections include:

  • Supporting Fatherhood
  • Strengthening Relationships
  • Home Visiting: Nurturing Children Through Families
  • Supporting Positive Youth Development And Transitions to Adulthood
  • Preventing Family Violence
  • Other and Cross-Cutting Research

OPRE published the Strengthening Family Research report to describe the research in these areas sponsored by OPRE during the previous Fiscal Year.


Family Strengthening Research (FY2018), OPRE Report #2019-34, Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Last Reviewed: November 20, 2019