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This research-based tip sheet highlights tips for parents of youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) on what they could do in the course of their daily lives to help prepare their child for adult life. This information will be useful for both parents and service providers who work directly...
This Resource Center fact sheet is designed for social service professionals working with LGBTQ families. It includes background information about LGBTQ families, issues that they face, and ways to support them.
When we hear the words “blended family,” we may think of two adults getting married and creating a new household that includes a child or children from a previous relationship(s). Unfortunately, there isn’t a word that adequately expresses the variety of people who are fathers and mothers to...
In February 2016, the National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families (Resource Center) convened the Healthy Relationship Education Policy Academy (Policy Academy). Human-services professionals from across the country were invited to participate in a series of in-depth discussions and...
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 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 summarizes what is known about the couple relationships of service members after deployment and recommends ways in which safety-net service providers can offer support to them in maintaining successful couple relationships. (Author abstract)
This tip sheet focuses on ways to merge healthy marriage and relationship education into child welfare services, focusing primarily on family preservation services, rather than unsafe situations where a child is removed. (Author abstract)