SFER Reports


Catalog of Research: Programs for Low-Income Fathers
December 2011
The catalog of research on programs for low-income fathers contains summaries of studies that describe and analyze responsible fatherhood programs. Each study description provides details on the research, such as study design and characteristics of those included in the sample, and of the programs, such as structure, staffing and operations, and recruitment and retention. Also included in each study description is a rating based on the likelihood that the estimated effects are the result of the program rather than other factors.
Download Report (5,628 KB).
A brief overview of the catalog on low-income fathers also is available: Download Overview (1.034 KB).

Responsible Fatherhood Program Components
December 2011
The table of program components lists the services for each responsible fatherhood program model included in the reviewed studies.
Download Table (78 KB).

Catalog of Research: Programs for Low-Income Couples
July 2013
The catalog of research on programs for low-income couples contains summaries of studies that describe and analyze marriage and relationship education or other couple-based programs. Each study description provides details on the research, such as study design and characteristics of those included in the sample, and of the programs, such as structure, staffing and operations, and recruitment and retention. Also included in each study description is a rating based on the likelihood that the estimated effects are the result of the program rather than other factors.
Download Report (2,195 KB).
A brief overview of the catalog on low-income couples is available: Download Overview (299 KB).

Couples-Based Model Program Components
May 2012
The table of program components lists the services for each couples-based program model included in the reviewed studies.
Download Table (67 KB).