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Children, Youth, & Families

ASPE produces a range of policy research to promote child development, early childhood care and education, child welfare, positive youth development, and child and family well-being. 

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Differential Response and the Safety of Children Reported to Child Protective Services: A Tale of Six States

Differential response (DR) is an increasingly common model for how child protective services agencies address reports of child maltreatment. Differential response systems seek to be less adversarial than traditional child protective services by separating incoming referrals into two (or more) tracks.

Children Living Apart from Their Parents: Highlights from the National Survey of Children in Nonparental Care

This paper highlights the characteristics and experiences of the approximately 2.3 million U.S. children who live with neither biological nor adoptive parents, but instead live with relatives or non-relatives in foster care or less formal arrangements outside the foster care system.

Health Coverage and Care for Reentering Men: What Difference Can It Make?

Many community-based organizations serving men coming out of the criminal justice system recognize that their clients have serious physical, mental, and behavioral health needs.

Are Homeless Families Connected to the Social Safety Net?

New analysis of data from HUD's Family Options Study of families' experiences in shelter and 20 months later shows that families experiencing homelessness are generally connected to public benefits at similar rates to other families in deep poverty.

Change in Father-child Relationships Before, During, and After Incarceration

Understanding what supports strong relationships formerly incarcerated men and their children could have an impact on individual, interpersonal, and community safety and well-being.
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REPLICATION: La Alianza Hispana

La Alianza Hispana (La Alianza) 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.
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REPLICATION: Safer Sex Intervention (SSI), Knox County Health Department

Knox County Health Department (KCHD) 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.
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Impact Design Report

The Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) Replication Study is evaluating three replications of three evidence-based program models, for a total of nine sites funded through the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program. The study is managed by ASPE in partnership with OAH.
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REPLICATION: Safer Sex, Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department

Hennepin County (HC) Human Services and Public Health Department 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.
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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Replication Study Overview

The Overview of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Replication Study provides a summary of the study design and the Baseline Site Profiles provide a summary of each of the nine grantees participating in the study.