This project involves evaluating coaching interventions that facilitate job entry and retention for TANF clients and other low-income individuals.
Brief examines gaps in the evidence for employment and training strategies.Read more
PACT study offers insight into strengthening fathers’ parenting and relationship skills.Read more
Fact sheet shows target populations and program approaches.Read more
High quality data and analysis help shed light on the risk factors children face.Read more
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Mathematica studies the stability and well-being of families with children—particularly families with limited means—to deepen understanding of programs to help them succeed. Our research provides insights into how parent's success in the labor market, programs to protect families against economic and personal misfortune, and strategies to address the needs of families headed by parents who had their first child as teens can affect the material comforts, self-esteem, and well-being they and their children enjoy, as well as the quality of couple and family relationships.
Does Coaching Help Hard-to-Employ TANF Clients and Other Low-Income Populations Find and Keep Jobs?
Alicia Meckstroth has 20 years of experience conducting rigorous evaluations of programs for low-income workers, families, and disadvantaged youth. She specializes in implementation and cost data collection and analysis.Featured Projects
- Rural Welfare-to-Work Strategies Demonstration Evaluation
- Evaluation of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Approaches
- Preventing Rapid Repeat Teen Pregnancy with Motivational Interviewing and Contraceptive Access: Implementing Teen Options to Prevent Pregnancy (T.O.P.P.)
- Engaging Pregnant and Parenting Teens: Early Challenges and Lessons Learned from the Evaluation of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Approaches
- Family Support
- Strengthening Families and Responsible Fatherhood
- TANF and Employment Issues
- Youth Development