Researchers documented the design and implementation of a voluntary intervention for couples, the Couples Employment Project. The project is operated by the Center for Urban Families (CFUF) in Baltimore, Maryland.
The program addresses both employment and relationship issues at the same time. It emphasizes joint employment planning, relationship support, and engagement of the couple in dialogue, planning, and education focused on family economic self-sufficiency and healthy relationships.
Report Title: The Building Strong Families Project: Initial Implementation of A Couples-Focused Employment Program
Agency Sponsor: ACF-OPRE, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Federal Contact: Seth Chamberlain, 202-260-2242
Performer: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Record ID: 9680 (Report completed October 15, 2010)