Candidates for Friday Five

1.  Six Habits of Highly Compassionate People


2. The Interdependence of Families, Communities, and Children’s Health: Public Investments That Strengthen Families and Communities, and Promote Children’s Healthy Development and Societal Prosperity
By Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood, Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Mary Ann McCabe, Nathaniel Counts, Harolyn M. E. Belcher, Deborah Klein Walker, and Kay A. Johnson

3.  Unable to attend in person? Select sessions will be livestreamed on #RECSLive. You can also follow @RECS_OPRE and use #RECS2018 to join the conversations taking place at the conference.

  Friday, June 1
10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. light blue icon yellow icon 

Plenary: Parents and Children Together: Findings from an Experimental Evaluation of Six Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Programs LIVE

  • Moderator: Robin McDonald (Administration for Children and Families)
  • Sarah Avellar (Mathematica Policy Research)
  • Halbert Sullivan (Ramsey County Workforce Solutions)
  • Scott Wetzler (Montefiore Medical Center)
  • Wade Horn (Former Assistant Secretary for Children and Families/Deloitte Consulting)


 Kathi Norman

5. How the NYT chose 'parenting'

6.  Community Collaborations to Strengthen and Preserve Families


7. It Took My Grandmother's Death to Finally Appreciate My Mom's Incredible Strength
Suzanne Hayes (my niece, writing about my mother-in-law and sister-in-law)


Grandpa's 6 tips for a successful marriage

Jackie Pilossoph

8.  Sleep better, parent better: Study shows link between maternal sleep and permissive parenting

9.  Key Findings on Families, Family Policy and the Sustainable Development Goals

10. A more Measured Approach: An Evaluation of Different Measures of Marriage Rates and Implications for the Family

Mary Ann Bronson and Maurizio Mazzocco

11.   Integrating Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) and Employment Services: Design Choices of Two HMRE Grantees

Thanks Alysse...Go CAPS!