Earned Media: Peer trauma support improves recovery for welfare recipients

Overview

"A new study from Drexel University suggests that those on welfare are likely to earn more money if they are given peer support to help deal with past and/or current traumas.

The study, by Drexel’s Center for Hunger Free Communities, included 103 recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, a state program that focuses on getting welfare recipients into the workforce. In order to qualify for TANF, a person must make less than half of the federal poverty line. For a parent of two children, this would be under $700 a month." Read more. >>

Details

Type: 
Print Coverage
Person Interviewed: 
Chilton M
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Authors: 
Garrity MC
Date:
01/26/2018