- Staying Ready, Staying Vigilant, Staying Safe: Hyperarousal and Hypervigilance in African American Male Adolescents Exposed to Community ViolenceA new study explores how behaviors once seen as maladaptive may actually protect youth.
- Why Families Need More Financial Support during the COVID-19 PandemicDespite the important temporary relief provided to many families by the March 2020 CARES Act, millions of American families are experiencing financial hardship as we enter the new year.
- CCF Experts Featured in The Washington Post, Boston Globe, Deseret NewsCCF experts Dan Carlson, Richard Petts, and Joanna Pepin discuss the findings of their latest brief report on gendered division of labor during the covid-19 pandemic with Deseret News’ Lois M. … Read more
- Challenges Facing Cohabiting Couples Differ from those of Married Couples in this CrisisA briefing paper prepared by Amanda Miller, University of Indianapolis, and Sharon Sassler, Cornell University, for the Council on Contemporary Families. Much has been written about the challenges couples face … Read more
- Defining Consent SymposiumDefining Consent takes an unflinching look at the thorny question, what should count as consent to sexual activity – and what should not? In the process, scholars document how to hard it is to define consent or even sexual activity in a college setting.
- A Restorative Justice Approach to Campus Sexual Misconduct || David KarpA Restorative Justice Approach to Campus Sexual Misconduct A briefing paper prepared by David Karp, University of San Diego, for the Council on Contemporary Families Defining Consent Online Symposium (.pdf). The … Read more
- “Consensualish”– What about sex that is unwanted, but not physically coercive? || Jessie V. Ford“Consensualish” – Let’s talk about sex that people don’t want but “go along” with it A briefing paper prepared by Jessie V. Ford, Columbia University, for the Council on Contemporary … Read more
- Defining Sexual Consent on Campus: What’s in Media vs. What’s in the Policies || Elizabeth A. Armstrong et al.Defining Sexual Consent on Campus: Media vs. Policies A briefing paper prepared by Elizabeth A. Armstrong, Sandra Levitsky, Kamaria Porter, Miriam Gleckman-Krut, Elizabeth Chase, all from University of Michigan, and … Read more
- Sex and Consent on Campus: Definitions, Dilemmas, and New Directions || Deborah L. RhodeSex and Consent on Campus: Definitions, Dilemmas, and New Directions A briefing paper prepared by Deborah L. Rhode, Stanford University, for the Council on Contemporary Families Defining Consent Online Symposium … Read more
- What’s New About Consent || Rebecca L. DavisWhat’s New About Consent A briefing paper prepared by Rebecca L. Davis, University of Delaware, for the Council on Contemporary Families Defining Consent Online Symposium (.pdf). Writing in 1962, the … Read more
- Parents Can’t Go It Alone–They Never Have: What to Do for Parents to Help Our Next GenerationParents Can’t Go It Alone introduces you to important new work about what parents need to meet their goals and successfully raise the next generation.
- Black Deaths Matter: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Racial Disparities in Relationship Loss and HealthA Research Brief Prepared for the University of Texas at Austin Population Research Center Research Brief Series Debra Umberson Introduction Black Americans are more likely than white Americans to experience the … Read more
- Is Dropping out of High School More Likely after Stressful Life Events?A Research Brief Prepared for the University of Texas at Austin Population Research Center Research Brief Series Veronique Dupéré, Eric Dion, Tama Leventhal, Isabelle Archambault, Robert Crosnoe, and Michel Janosz … Read more
- CCF’s Linda Young comments on forgiveness in EssenceDr. Young discusses the power of forgiveness in transitioning through grief for the families of the Charleston church shooting.