Second Wednesday Webinar
March 13, 2024
The Power of Relationship Education from a Policy Perspective
Join Dr. Jocelyn Wikle to learn how Relationship Education can be beneficial in diminishing serious and costly issues of divorce, children’s mental health, children’s academic outcomes, foster care, teen pregnancy, incarceration, and domestic violence.
This webinar will also provide suggestions for ways that federal and state policy could expand support for Relationship Education to address many social issues and the costs associated with them.
Presenter: Jocelyn Wikle, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor of Family Studies in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University
CYFAR Grant Writing Toolkit Available!
The Children, Youth and Families At-Risk Sustainable Community Projects funding has been announced. Its goal is to develop and deliver educational programs that equip limited resources families and youth who are at-risk for not meeting basic needs with the skills they need to lead positive, productive, contributing lives. Deadline is February 15, 2024.
Check out our CYFAR toolkit that will help you write a strong application.
Trends in Children’s Living Arrangement
Children in the U.S. living with a grandparent has grown by over 36% since 2000. This change stems from an increase in both multigeneration households—children living with a parent and grandparent—and skip-generation households—children living with a grandparent but no parent. These trends vary across race/ethnicity groups and have important implications for safety net policy.
The Science of Happiness: Happiness Break: Visualizing Your Best Self in Relationships
When we imagine our best possible selves in our relationships, we feel more motivated to achieve our goals and a greater sense of control over our lives.
Dibble works with younger teens to teach them healthy relationship skills early in their lives.
Dibble’s materials teach teens and young adults how to be successful in friendships, dating, and love.