This paper provides an overview of family matters during incarceration as one means of informing public debate and actions in this emerging area of social policy and practice. The problems that families face when a parent is incarcerated and the strategies they use to manage those problems are described. The relevance of the maintenance of prisone
The Antisocial Behavior of the Adolescent Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Developmental Perspective
By virtue of their developmental stage, it is the adolescents of incarcerated parents who have the potential to have the greatest impact on society at large, and in this paper, we focus on the most powerful problem that they can exhibit, antisocial behavior.
Implementation of Maternity Group Home Programs: Serving Pregnant and Parenting Teens in a Residential Setting
Maternity Group Homes offer an innovative and intensive approach to addressing the needs of teenage mothers and their children. ASPE contracted with MPR to conduct a study of how these programs operate and to explore options for studying them further. This report documents the implementation of maternity group homes in seven sites.
Foster homes are a critical resource within the child welfare system, with more than 260,000 children in non-relative foster care at the end of FY2001. Child welfare agencies are continually challenged to provide adequate numbers of foster homes that are stable, can accommodate sibling groups, and are located in proximity to family members. Resear
Table 1. Number and percentage distribution of children ages 0-17 by adoptive status; number and percentage distribution of adopted children1 ages 0-17 by various characteristics: United States, 2007
1 See: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. 2006. The basics of adoption practice. Available online at: www.Childwelfare.gov/pubs/f_basicsbullentin/.
Adoption USA. A Chartbook Based on the 2007 National Survey of Adoptive Parents. Parenting and parentwell-being
This section examines five indicators related to parenting: 1) whether the parent-child relationship was rated as very warm and close; 2) the parent-child relationship compared to parental expectations; 3) the experience of having the child in his/her life as compared to parental expectations; 4) ability to cope with the demands of parenting; and
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Marital Quality and Outcomes for Children and Adolescents: A Review of the Family Process Literature
Marital Quality and Parent-Adolescent Relationships Marital Quality and Outcomes for Children and Adolescents: A Review of the Family Process Literature May 2009 By: Randal D. Day, Brigham Young University; with Elizabeth Hair and Kristen Moore, Child Trends; Dennis K. Orthner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Kell
Interim Report to the Congress on the Feasibility of a National Child Abuse Registry May 2009 By: Laura Radel Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Marital Quality and Parent-Adolescent Relationships: Effects on Sexual Activity Among Adolescents and Young Adults
Marital Quality and Parent-Adolescent Relationships: Effects on Sexual Activity Among Adolescents and Young Adults November 2008 Prepared for: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Prepared by: Kelleen Kaye NORC at the University of Chicago
What Challenges Are Boys Facing, and What Opportunities Exist to Address Those Challenges? Annotated Bibliography
July 2008 This bibliography is available on the Internet at: http://aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/08/boys/Biblio/ Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (52 pages) Project Page
Ten Key Findings from Responsible Fatherhood Initiatives February 2008 Prepared for: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Prepared By: Karin Martinson and Demetra Nightingale The Urban Institute This report is available on the Internet at: http://asp
From Prison to Home: The Effect of Incarceration and Reentry on Children, Families, and Communities The Skill Sets and Health Care Needs of Released Offenders Gerald G. Gaes, Ph. D. and Newton Kendig, M.D. Federal Bureau of Prisons January 10, 2002 [ Project Home Page | List of Conference Papers ]
From Prison to Home: The Effect of Incarceration and Reentry on Children, Families, and Communities Exploring the Needs and Risks of the Returning Prisoner Population By: James Austin George Washington University John Irwin San Francisco State University Patricia Hardyman George Washington University December 2001 [ Project Home P
From Prison to Home: The Effect of Incarceration and Reentry on Children, Families, and Communities Prisoners and Families: Parenting Issues During Incarceration Creasie Finney Hairston, PhD Jane Addams College of Social Work University of Illinois at Chicago December 2001 [ Project Home Page | List of Conference Papers ]
RISK AND REALITY: THE IMPLICATIONS OF PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS By Joanne P. Brady, Marc Posner, Cynthia Lang and Michael J. Rosati The Education Development Center, Inc. 1994.
Adoption USA. A Chartbook Based on the 2007 National Survey of Adoptive Parents. Part 1: The Population
Part 1 presents some key population characteristics of adopted children and their families. Information presented includes children’s prior relationship to their parents, socio-economic and demographic characteristics, and child and family well-being.
This is the second of two briefs that examine the interplay between education and skills-building programming for lower income individuals and families in the areas of marriage and relationships, financial literacy, and asset development. It explores how communication, marriage and divorce, money management, credit and debt, children and child s