A Tool to Support Culturally Responsive Evaluation Planning in Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education ProgramsPublished 2022
A worksheet that is supplemental to the “Introduction to Culturally Responsive Evaluation” brief providing HMRE evaluation teams with a brief explanation of and guiding questions for each step in the CRE framework.
An Introduction to Culturally Responsive Evaluation for Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education ProgramsPublished 2022
An overview of the foundational concepts of culturally responsive evaluation (CRE), why CRE matters for HMRE programming and evaluation, how it can be applied in evaluations, and other evaluation approaches that complement a CRE approach. This brief also has a corresponding worksheet for HMRE evaluation teams to help them incorporate CRE into their evaluation.
What recent research tells us about stepfamilies in the United States, how they form, how they differ from other family types, the data-related challenges in measuring and describing them, and implications for HMRE programs designed to support stepfamilies.
Unique Aspects of Adolescent and Young Adult Romantic Relationship Attitudes, Experiences, and QualityPublished 2022
What recent research tells us about adolescents’ and young adults’ relationship attitudes and experiences, key aspects of their relationship quality, differences from those in older age groups, and implications for research and HMRE programming.
Data snapshot highlighting teens’ expectations for cohabitation, marriage, and childbearing using data from the 2017-2019 National Survey of Family Growth.
Video highlighting changing trends in dating, cohabitation, marriage, and divorce in the U.S., and why they matter for healthy marriage and relationship education (HMRE) programs.
Webinar hosted by The Dibble Institute discussing preliminary findings from MAST Center partners at the National Center for Family & Marriage Research (NCFMR) on adolescents’ and young adults’ relationship experiences and expectations.
A summary of trends in the formation and stability of cohabiting and marital unions, with a focus on what recent research tells us about socioeconomic differences and how these trends can inform healthy marriage and relationship education (HMRE) programming.
Poster presented at the 2021 NCFR Annual Conference on gender differences in teens’ expectations regarding cohabitation, marriage, and childbearing, featuring findings from analyses from MAST Center partners at the National Center for Family & Marriage Research.