Candidates for IFS Friday Five

John Cuddeback

2. Did child maltreatment fall under COVID-19?

Child Welfare Monitor 

3. Supporting Healthy Coparenting and Intimate Relationships in Fatherhood Programs

Monday, May 23rd from 1:30-3:00 PM, ET.

4.  How to discipline in the heat of a moment

Deborah Farmer Kris


May 14 Digital Wellness Symposium information and registration:

6. Stress Is Contagious in Relationships

Rosie Shrout, PhD

7. Social participation and marital satisfaction in mid to late life marriage

8. Over half of 20-somethings in South Korea don’t plan to have children after marriage–poll

9. What Makes a Good Marriage?

David T. Culkin Ph.D.

10. Good Jobs for Young Adults Can Boost Their Lifetime Earnings and Well-being

Gabriel Piña, Kristin Anderson Moore, Vanessa Sacks, Alison McClay

Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS) 2022

virtually on June 1–3, 2022 from 1:00–5:00 pm ET.


Family Stability - Bridging America's Social Capital Divide

3. How to Know if Your Child Is Being Bullied

Jamie Howard, PhD


Building Better Childhoods

4. Family Care Toolkit

5. American Community Survey Data for Nonprofits

Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

6. Relationship Churning: Recognizing and Understanding On-Again/Off-Again Relationships

Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 4:00 pm Eastern/1:00 pm Pacific

7. Married poor more stable than unmarried rich

8.  Variation in the educational consequences of parental death and divorce: The role of family and country characteristics 

Carlijn Bussemakers Gerbert Kraaykamp Jochem Tolsma

9. Young people call on the media to help them form and sustain healthy and dependable relationships

Fastn and Media Trust


11. New research highlights 'significant gap' in evidence about effectiveness of relationship education programs

by University of Exeter

12. Parenting With a Kind Mind: Exploring Kindness as a Potentiator for Enhanced Brain Health

Maria Teresa Johnson*, Julie M. Fratantoni, Kathleen Tate and Antonia Solari Moran

13. Average age to get married rises to 38.2, CSO finds

Bill (feeling better but  winded easily)

Candidates for the IFS Friday Five

Some of you know this: I had a sextuple bypass the day after Easter and got home last Fri. 
Feeling a little better already! Month+ recovery. Had to cancel our Ignatian Pilgrimage in May.
Feeling blessed, grateful for family, and glad to be back.

1. Understanding How Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Program Evaluations Have Measured Child Well-Being

Using Learning Cycles to Strengthen Fatherhood Programs: An Introduction to the Strengthening the Implementation of Responsible Fatherhood Programs (SIRF) Study

What Strategies Can Programs Use to Help More Dads Participate in Fatherhood Services?

2. That ‘homeless person’ could be someone’s son. Mine, for instance.

By Shannon Jones

3. Demonstrating the impact of a volunteer family support program: Insights from an RCT

Jayne Meyer Tucker, Rebekah Grace, Angela Styman and Joanna Schwarzman

4. What We Lose When We Conflate Child “Abuse” and “Neglect”

by , Molly Parker

The Southern Illinoisan

5. Why Kids Make the Best Philosophers

By Scott Hershovitz

6. Study investigates link between African American couples’ relationship quality and depressive symptoms

7. First-of-its-kind study compares domestic violence programs, finds promising results

Amie Zarling, a clinical psychologist and associate professor of human development and family studies at Iowa State.

8. Surface Force Helps Pregnant Sailors Thrive Through Artemis Program


Do You Have a Parent-Child Marriage?

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