Want to learn more about how current research connects to parenting? Listed below are numerous research briefs summarizing state of the art research information on topics related to the field of parenting and family relations. Click on the links below to learn more!
How to Engage More Men in Future Parenting Programs: This brief gives and overview of men who attend CCE parent education programs and provides tactic for helping to engage them.
Better Understanding Fathers: An Overview of Fatherhood Trends and Common Issues Fathers Face. This brief discusses national fathering trends and provides an overview of various issues that different types of fathers encounter.
Why Spanking Should Be Discouraged. This brief reviews recent research about the effectiveness and ethics of using spanking as a disciplinary tool for children. Also available in Spanish.
Parenting a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: What is the Latest Research? This brief describes recent research about parenting children with autism.
Infants & Young Children
Maternal Employment and Child Well-Being
Games and Children's Brains: What is the Latest Research?
Child Care Center Quality and Child Development
Teens & Pre-Teens
Parenting Styles and Adolescents
What's New: Parenting and Adolescent Development
Multigenerational Relationships in Grandfamilies
Biological Parents and Kinship Care: It's Complicated!! Research and tips to support families
Grandparent Caregivers and Teens in New York State
Kinship Care and Communication
The Benefits of Parenting a Second Time Around
Characteristics of Relative Caregivers and Children in Their Care
Grandparents as Caregivers
The Hudson Valley Regional Relatives as Parents Program
Other Research Brief Topics
Do Family Meals Really Make a Difference?
Children of Incarcerated Parents
The Impact of Couples-Based Interventions on Families