The Building Wealth and Health Network; Methods and Baseline Characteristics from a Randomized Controlled Trial for Families with Young Children Participating in TANF

Sun, Jing, Falguni Patel, Rachel Kirzner, Nijah Newton-Famous, Constance Owens, Seth Welles, and Mariana Chilton. 2016. “The Building Wealth and Health Network; Methods and Baseline Characteristics from a Randomized Controlled Trial for Families with Young Children Participating in TANF”. BioMed Central.

Baseline findings demonstrate that caregivers participating in TANF have suffered significant childhood adversity, adult violence exposure, and poverty-related stressors that can restrict workforce success. Trauma-informed approaches to career readiness, such as the Building Wealth and Health Network, offer opportunities for potential success in the workforce while supporting families. To read the full article, "The Building Wealth and Health Network: methods and baseline characteristics from a randomized controlled trial for families with young children participating in temporary assistance for needy families (TANF)." click here.

Last updated on 11/28/2022