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Family, the Lifecourse, and the Great Recession

Providing Healthy Marriage Education to Clients with Lower Literacy Skills

The Future of Children Resources>Frag Fam
The Princeton-Brookings Future of Children just released a new journal about research on Fragile Families. It is free to download at:

Building Strong FamiliesResources>Q StrongFam

University of Nebraska Extension site on characteristics of strong families

Qualities of Strong Families (wallet card master in English)

Qualities of Strong Families (wallet card master in Spanish)

Note: Print the two pages of each master back to back on cover stock, then cut and fold into four wallet-size cards.  

A Review of Lessons Learned with a Focus on Low-Income Couples

National Resources>NERMENExtension Relationship & Marriage Education Network (NERMEN) 
Many links to research-based resources and materials on relationship building

Resources>CYFERNational Cooperative Extension Service
Search engines through the national Cooperative Extension Service

Low cost curricula on family relations (draft)Resources>Low Cost
Prepared by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human
Services, Administration for Children and Families


WonderWise ParentResources>WWParent
K-State Research and Extension site on parenting and parent-child relationships


 Resources>Sage Advice
K-State Research and Extension site on adult development and aging

 Resources>Youth Boost
K-State Research and Extension site on youth development

A series of newsletters have been published by North Dakota State Extension that focus on fatherhood and father-child relations.

This school-readiness program is to teach to parents who will be having a child preparing for kindergarten within 1 - 2 years.
This resource provides tips and resources for parents, early education and child care providers, and pediatricians to promote social-emotional health       
                                                                     among young children.
This guide was created to promote the early identification of children and adolescents with mental health and substance use problems as well as to provide guidance, tools, and resources for early identification—including a compendium of the most developmentally, culturally, and environmentally appropriate screening instruments. It is written for personnel working in child-serving organizations and the families of the children (birth–12 years) and adolescents (13–22 years) being served. Supplement 1 in this document focuses on issues specific to child welfare.