Evidence suggests that positive father involvement can improve child well-being outcomes. This project will test the use of the Breakthrough Series Collaborative to strengthen the engagement of fathers and paternal relatives with children involved in the child welfare system.
Strengthening Families and Responsible Fatherhood
Increasing fathers' involvement and strengthening relationships between parents have emerged as central national policy strategies to improve the lives of low-income families and enhance the well-being of children. We are conducting studies to increase understanding about how to engage fathers more fully, help low-income couples solidify their relationships, and create the best environments in which to raise children.
Fathers and Continuous Learning in Child Welfare
Evaluating Community-Based Family Support Networks to Reduce Adverse Childhood Experiences
Mathematica is conducting a rigorous, mixed-method evaluation of multifaceted, scalable community-based initiatives in five Washington state communities that seek to prevent adverse childhood experiences.
Quinn Moore applies rigorous analytical techniques in studies of family well-being, low-income employment, and social support programs, including food assistance and welfare initiatives.Featured Projects
- Estimating Improper Payments for School Meal Programs: Access, Participation, Eligibility, and Certification II (APEC)
- Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED)
- The National School Lunch Program Direct Certification Improvement Study: Analysis of Unmatched Records (Summary)
- The National School Lunch Program Direct Certification Improvement Study: Analysis of Unmatched Records
- Family Support
- Strengthening Families and Responsible Fatherhood
- Nutrition and Food Assistance Programs