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ASPE Issue Brief

Child Support Engagement in Rural and Non-Rural Counties: More Engagement and Lower Amount Owed in Rural Areas

This brief describes differences in engagement in child support for custodial parents living in rural and nonrural areas. Key findings are below.Key Points:
ASPE Issue Brief

National and State Estimates of Children Living with Parents Using Substances, 2015–2019

This brief presents estimates of the number and percentage of children whose parents engage in problematic substance use, including past-year substance use and SUD by substance type and child demographics. Key findings include:
ASPE Issue Brief, Guide

Advancing Equity for Fathers in Human Services Programs

This practice guide is a resource for a broad range of human services programs aiming to be more inclusive of and responsive to fathers. Building on literature from the field and interviews with human services providers that engage fathers in services, this guide outlines strategies for advancing equity in human services programs:
ASPE Issue Brief

Expanding Access to Family-Centered Medication-Assisted Treatment Issue Brief

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State Policy Levers for Expanding Family-Centered Medication-Assisted Treatment

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Report

REPLICATION: Safer Sex Intervention (SSI), Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando

Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando (PPGO) is one of nine organizations selected to participate in the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Replication Study. The study is a rigorous five-year evaluation of replications of evidence-based interventions aimed at preventing teen pregnancy, sexually-transmitted infections (STIs), and other sexual risk behaviors.

Work-Family Supports for Low-Income Families: Key Research Findings and Policy Trends

The paper addresses four areas of work-family policy with particular relevance for the wellbeing of low-income working parents and their families: (1) unpaid family and medical leave, (2) paid parental or family leave (extended leave), (3) paid sick leave (short-term leave), and (4) workplace flexibility or initiatives to expand employees’ control over work shifts, hours, and other circumstance
Literature Review

Children in Nonparental Care: A Review of the Literature and Analysis of Data Gaps

Typically, one or two parents and a child–along with any siblings–comprise a family, and the parents’ interactions with the child are a primary driver of the child’s development. Yet nearly 4 percent of U.S. children (nearly 3 million) live in homes with no parent present.
Literature Review

State of the Science and Practice in Parenting Interventions across Childhood: Literature Review and Synthesis

In 2009 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) funded a project designed to better understand how to support parents throughout children’s development in order to ultimately promote positive long-term outcomes; in particular, positive adolescent development and reductions in risky behavior.

Children in Nonparental Care

Typically, one or two parents and a child – along with any siblings – comprise a family, and the parents’ interactions with the child are a primary driver of the child’s development. Yet nearly 4 percent of U.S. children (nearly 3 million) live in homes with no parent present.