About the MAST Center

The Marriage Strengthening Research and Dissemination Center (MAST Center) conducts research on marriage and romantic relationships in the U.S. and healthy marriage and relationship education (HMRE) programs designed to strengthen these relationships.

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Featured MAST Center Research September 21, 2021

HMRE Evaluation Data Tool

Our HMRE Evaluation Data Tool orients researchers to measures included in two federal evaluation studies. Users can compare the availability of measures across data sets to help identify the data set best suited to explore specific topics or questions.

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Featured MAST Center Research August 3, 2021

History and Implementation of the Federally Funded Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) Grants

An overview of implementation findings that inform ACF’s Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) initiative to promote the well-being of children and families.

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EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE: The 2022 MAST Center Graduate Internship Program

Published September 17, 2021

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Applications are now due by 5:00 PM ET on Friday, October 1, 2021 As part of our efforts…

Explore Careers in Family Science with NCFR’s New Online Hub

Published September 14, 2021

The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) has a new online hub to explore the diverse career paths for Family…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2021 MAST Center Small Grant Program

Published May 18, 2021

Application period has closed The MAST Center’s Small Grant Program provides a financial stipend (up to $750) to up to…

Dibble Institute Webinar 5/12/21: Co-Regulation Strategies: Practical Tools for Program Staff to Foster Youth Self-Regulation

Published April 20, 2021

Join The Dibble Institute for a free webinar exploring co-regulation, its importance for youth development, and its potential to improve…

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