This tip sheet addresses how safety net service providers can effectively utilize marriage and relationship education to assist the children, couples, and families served. It also provides examples of helpful strategies and addresses the importance of using research-based principles. (Author...
Healthy marriage and relationship education encompasses a broad array of educational services designed to help adults and children experience healthy relationships. Most healthy marriage and relationship education programs focus on enhancing relationship skills such as communication, conflict...
This tip sheet highlights some of the mechanisms that low- and moderate-income couples can use to build assets and begin the journey to becoming debt free. (Author abstract)
This tip sheet provides information for safety-net service providers on culturally appropriate ways to integrate healthy marriage and relationship education concepts and skills into services so that clients are more likely to be receptive to the messages provided. (Author abstract)
This fact sheet highlights the reality of seven common myths about black marriage. The aims in doing so are twofold: (1) to provide accurate information concerning demographic trends in black relationships among low-income persons, and (2) to share strategies safety-net service providers may use...
This tip sheet provides information on how and why marriage and relationship education can be integrated into TANF programs to address the needs of economically disadvantaged families. (Author abstract)
This tip sheet reviews the concept of parenting styles, including two key elements of parenting: parental responsiveness (i.e., warmth or supportiveness) and parental demandingness (i.e., behavioral control). (Author abstract)
This tip sheet provides suggestions to help safety-net service providers raise consciousness and help couples start off on the path to improving their health and wellbeing, benefitting individuals and promoting stability for couples and families. (Author abstract)
This tip sheet explores ways that safety-net service providers can meet the diverse needs of immigrant families while respecting traditional cultural roles. (Author abstract)
This fact sheet presents many of the factors that youth and young adults, along with the safety-net service providers who work with them, need to be aware of in order to help build the healthy dating friendships that can lead to healthy long-term marital friendships. (Author abstract)