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Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education for High School Students: The One-Year Impacts of Two Versions of Relationship Smarts PLUS in GeorgiaSeptember 24, 2021
Professional Development Supports for Home Visitors and Supervisors: Strengthening the Home Visiting Workforce (Revised)September 22, 2021
Youth At-Risk of Homelessness: Design for an Impact Study of “Pathways to Success”: A Coach-Like Case Management Program for Youth and Young Adults in Foster CareSeptember 21, 2021
Youth At-Risk of Homelessness: Design for an Implementation Study of “Pathways to Success”: A Coach-Like Case Management Program for Youth and Young Adults in Foster CareSeptember 21, 2021
How Employment Programs Can Support Young People Transitioning Out of Foster Care: Formative Evaluation Findings of Two Employment ProgramsSeptember 17, 2021
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