Putting Youth Relationship Education on the Child Welfare Agenda: Findings from a Research and Evaluation Review (Executive Summary)

Dec 01, 2012
Martha Beltz,
Kristin Anderson Moore,
Alan J. Hawkins,
Karin Malm

This document reviews the research and evaluation evidence on relationship education for youth in foster care, discusses the needs of disadvantaged young people around intimate partner relationships, summarizes research on the implications of relationships for child development, identifies common ground and also gaps in the research, and identifies opportunities to further improve relationship skills among these disadvantaged young people.

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Martha Beltz
Kristin Anderson Moore
Alan J. Hawkins
Karin Malm