Self-Regulation Training Approaches and Resources to Improve Staff Capacity for Implementing Healthy Marriage Programs for Youth (SARHM): Final Report

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Communities & Families, Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation

This report describes how researchers in prevention science and public health partnered with practitioners who deliver youth healthy marriage and relationship education (HMRE) programs to translate the concept of co-regulation into action. The partnership resulted in a set of strategies and capacity building resources, grounded in brain science, that can be intentionally layered onto pre-existing youth program models. The application of a co-regulation framework to youth service delivery provides a promising new approach to supporting youth development and strengthening program implementation and outcomes. Learn more.