Families and Parenting

Child Trends investigates family relationships that influence a child’s development from birth through the transition to adulthood. We look at all family and household structures from children living with two parents, single parents, extended family members, and with foster and adoptive parents. We also study the role of fathers in children’s development and ways to improve father engagement among diverse groups of fathers. We offer expertise in quantitative and qualitative research, program evaluation, policy design, and technical assistance.

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Maryland-Minnesota Child Care Research Partnership

The Maryland-Minnesota Child Care Research Partnership brought together two states with an interdisciplinary team of researchers experienced in conducting studies on 1) subsidy policy, 2) quality improvement strategies, ... More
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