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:
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
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ASPE Issue Brief, Guide
Advancing Equity for Fathers in Human Services Programs
July 13, 2022
Challenges to Identifying and Supporting Human Services Participants with Substance Use Disorder
May 31, 2022
This brief summarizes an environmental scan and series of key informant interviews describing the challenges that human services programs face in identifying participants with substance use disorders (SUD), and subsequently referring them to treatment. The review focused on child welfare services, domestic violence services, Head Start, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
Identifying and Supporting Human Services Participants with Substance Use Disorder: Roundtable Summary
March 28, 2022
This brief summarizes discussions among experts participating in a roundtable. The discussions focused on promising strategies to identify substance use disorder (SUD) among human services participants and refer them to treatment and recovery supports. The roundtable concentrated on four programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, child welfare, domestic violence, and Head Start.
Understanding Substance Use Coercion as a Barrier to Economic Stability for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: Policy Implications
October 19, 2020
Substance use coercion occurs when perpetrators of intimate partner violence undermine and control their partners through substance-use related tactics and actively keep them from meeting treatment and recovery goals. Substance use coercion is common among victims of abuse and is a barrier to victims' economic stability.
Screening for Domestic Violence in Health Care Settings
July 31, 2013
ABOUT THIS POLICY BRIEF This ASPE Policy Brief on screening and counseling for domestic violence in health care settings is intended for policy makers, health care practitioners, and other stakeholders. The brief, written by Madeleine de Boinville, presents the state of practice and research
Addressing Domestic Violence in Family Strengthening Programs for Couples Affected by Incarceration
March 14, 2013
ASPE RESEARCH BRIEF Abstract This brief presents findings from the evaluation of Responsible Fatherhood, Marriage and Family Strengthening Grants for Incarcerated and Reentering Fathers and Their Partners.
Medical Treatment of Victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence and Its Applicability to Victims of Human Trafficking
March 29, 2010
By: Erin Williamson, Nicole M. Dutch, and Heather J. Clawson Caliber, an ICF International Company "
Greenbook Initiative Final Evaluation Report
February 27, 2008
The Greenbook Initiative Final Evaluation Report Final February 2008 Prepared by: The Greenbook National Evaluation Team ICF International 9300 Lee Highway Fairfax, VA 22031
Statutory Rape: A Guide to State Laws and Reporting Requirements
December 14, 2004
Contents Background Criminal Laws Reporting Requirements Implications for Program Staff and Policy Makers Structure of Report