Candidates for IFS Friday Five #414 (Elite 8 edition)

1. Socioeconomic Factors and Differences in Forming and Maintaining Marriages and Cohabitations

Paul Hemez, Karen Benjamin Guzzo, Kasey Eickmeyer, Susan L. Brown, Wendy D. Manning, and Krista K. Payne

2. Talking to Kids You Love - 3 - Empathic Listening


Exploring Community Member Engagement in the Evaluation of HMRF Programs

This report from the Fatherhood, Relationships, and Marriage – Illuminating the Next Generation of Research (FRAMING Research) project provides practical guidance to Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood (HMRF) researchers on how to engage community members in designing and conducting evaluations of HMRF programs. It includes common frameworks for engaging community members in research, strategies that HMRF researchers can use to apply these frameworks, challenges that could affect researchers’ ability to implement these engagement strategies, and some possible solutions to those challenges.

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Making Evaluations Rigorous and Relevant: The Role of Active Engagement in Developing Learning Agendas for the Division of Family Strengthening

4. Episode 4: Married to a partner struggling with their mental health


New Findings May Offer Insight for Interventions to Strengthen Long Term Marriage Stability for People with Traumatic Brain Injury

5. Marriage backlog forcing couples to defer or relocate weddings

Joanne Hunt

6. This is What Children Need Most to Thrive

Posted by Christopher A. Brown

7. Income assistance, marriage, and child poverty: An assessment of the Family Security Act

8. Is your marriage driving you to eat?

by: Karen Owoc