Impact on Young Children and Their Families 2-Years After Enrollment: Why Look at Two-Year Impacts of JOBS Welfare-to-Work Programs on Children?. Key Questions Addressed in Chapter 1


  • Why are outcomes for children considered in a program aimed primarily at parents?
  • What child outcomes might be affected by welfare-to-work approaches under JOBS?
  • Through what pathways might welfare-to-work approaches under JOBS affect children?
  • Why are findings for welfare-to-work approaches under JOBS still relevant, given the passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996?