Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. Pick 1

Healthy Marriage Clients’ Change Over time: Data Snapshot of Adult Clients at Program Entry and Exit


Implementing a Parenting Intervention in a Fatherhood Program

This report describes the effects of Just Beginning - a parenting intervention implemented by three Responsible Fatherhood programs and evaluated as part of the Building Bridges and Bonds (B3) study - on parenting and father-child relationships. It also describes costs of implementing the curriculum and analyzes how services operated and who participated in them.

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New Synthesis of Findings from the Building Bridges and Bonds Evaluation

Explore the final results and lessons from the Building Bridges and Bonds (B3) evaluation, which tested new approaches to help fathers work toward economic stability, develop stronger relationships with their children, and increase participation in the context of existing fatherhood programs.

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New Report Shares Findings from the Exploratory Study of the DadTime Smartphone App Intervention

Explore this report, which explores the feasibility, usability, and impact of the DadTime smartphone app to promote fathers’ attendance in a parenting intervention called Just Beginning, as implemented by three Responsible Fatherhood programs as part of the Building Bridges and Bonds (B3) Study.

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2. Helping couples achieve relationship success: A decade of progress in couple relationship education research and practice, 2010–2019



3. Does alcohol make you argue with your partner?



4.  Illinois’ Family First Prevention Plan approved by US Department of Health and Human Services




5. Bishops urged to implement framework for marriage and family ministry

Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Service




6. How Children Can Become Caring Community Members

BY JAMES MCCONCHIE




7. Evaluation of family hubs




8. What can parents do to help their children thrive and excel in school?




9. Reading with children in a native language is key to bilingual learning

By Ashley Moser, KSL-TV |




10. How playfulness develops and spurs a drive to learn

By Katrin Heimann




11. Living-in before marriage is a bad idea

Jemy Gatdula




12. Her Pleasure First

Gary Thomas




Thanks and Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Bill

Candidates for IFS Friday Five #398 (early bird edition)

1. Many women have left the workforce. When will they return?

By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and CHRISTOPHER RUGABER





2. The impact of COVID-19 on adolescents’ mental health





3. Final Reports on the 2015 Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Grantee Programs and Clients




4. Pope to married couples: Don’t be afraid of crises






5. Cairo offers marriage prep course to young couples as divorce rises

Ibrahim Ayyad

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2021/11/cairo-offers-marriage-prep-course-young-couples-divorce-rises#ixzz7BvsWKGxH





6. Childhood Emotional Abuse Is Associated With the Desire to Get Married and Have Children in Korean Young Adults

Jeewon Lee 1, Shin-Gyeom Kim 1, HyunChul Youn 1, Soyoung Irene Lee 1





7. National Adoption Month 2021
Every Conversation Matters




Thanks.

Bill
in FL


Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. DOD Celebrates 'National Veterans and Military Families Month'

 BY DAVID VERGUN, DOD NEWS





2. INVISIBLE SUPPORT

The Family Institute at Northwestern University




3. Effect of a Universal Postpartum Nurse Home Visiting Program on Child Maltreatment and Emergency Medical Care at 5 Years of Age A Randomized Clinical Trial

W. Benjamin Goodman, PhD1; Kenneth A. Dodge, PhD1; Yu Bai, PhD1; et al






4. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Policy and Practice Implementation

by Lawrence A. Palinkas 1,*,Jessenia De Leon 1,Erika Salinas 1,Sonali Chu 1,Katharine Hunter 2,Timothy M. Marshall 3,Eric Tadehara 4,Christopher M. Strnad 5,Jonathan Purtle 6,Sarah McCue Horwitz 7,Mary M. McKay 8 andKimberly E. Hoagwood 7





5. Relative Strangers: The importance of social capital for marriage


or 

Couples who meet on dating apps are more likely to divorce in early marriage, study finds

Randi Richardson







6. How a natural disaster can bring couples closer





7. The Art and Science of Family Dinner | Psychology Today Canada

Stephen Gray Wallace, Psychology Today





8. Healing the Family and Saving the Country

Katharine Cornell Gorka

Director, Civil Society and the American Dialogue






9. Does Insurance Cover Marriage Counseling?

Elizabeth Derickson, MSW, LCSW





10. To Those Who Can’t Imagine Parenting Without Alcohol

Post author: Doug Johnson




Thanks.
Bill


Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. For Love or Money?

Why Partnered Young Adults Marry . . . or Don't

PETER JON MITCHELL and LITA L. DAY





2. The State of Religion & Young People 2021: Navigating Uncertainty





3. The American family: 2021






4. How Parents and Children Can Learn Emotional Skills Together

TERRI HUGGINS





5. Nearly a Third of Parents Spent Child Tax Credit on School Expenses

Parents With Young Children Used Child Tax Credit Payments for Child Care

DANIEL J. PEREZ-LOPEZ AND YERÍS MAYOL-GARCÍA





6. Should Kids Take Mental Health Days?

When taking a break is helpful (and when it's not)

Rae Jacobson





7. The parenting problem the government can't fix






8. Toucan Together releases ‘Growing Module’ to help couples stay strong when facing challenges





9. The case for paid parental leave




10. Please Stop Looking for Your Soulmate





12. The married will soon be the minority

By Charles M. Blow





Thanks!
Bill






























Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. As Number of Student Parents Rises, So Does Need for Family-Friendly Housing on Campus

Rebecca Kelliher






Helen Shwe Hadani, Jennifer Vey, Shwetha Parvathy, and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek 





3. The divided state of our unions

Family formation in (post)COVID-19 America

American Enterprise Institute, Institute for Family Studies, Wheatley Institute





4. 

Highlights from the Second Meeting of the FRAMING Research Project’s Healthy Marriage Technical Work Group

Explore highlights from OPRE's second FRAMING Research Technical Workgroup, which brought together research and practice experts to discuss the future of healthy marriage and relationship education programming, research, and evaluation.

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5. Hear from Dr. Mariana Falconier and Dr. Jinhee Kim, program creators, and project directors, about the TOGETHER Program






Kristina Scharp, University of Washington






7. Rising Share of U.S. Adults Are Living Without a Spouse or Partner






8. 20 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR FAMILY THIS FALL





9. 10 Small Ways to Become a Better Listener

Marina Khidekel








Thanks

Bill