Agenda at a Glance

Session Track Key
light purple icon TANF Programs, Policies, and Populations
orange icon Employment and Mobility in the Labor Market
green icon Youth Well-Being and the Transition to Adulthood
light blue icon Strengthening Families, Fatherhood, Marriages, and Relationships
yellow icon Evaluating Social Programs, Building Evidence, and Using Data
purple icon Approaches to Alleviate Poverty and Expand Opportunity
Tuesday, October 13 —1:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

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Opening Remarks & Plenary: One Workforce: A Federal-State Partnership Initiative for Innovation

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

Break

3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

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Next Generation of Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency: Practitioner and Research Insights from Two TANF Experiments

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Diverse Methods of Coaching: Examples from Across Human Services

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Employment and Education during the Transition to Adulthood for Youth Aging out of Foster Care

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Using Technology to Promote Enrollment, Engagement, and Learning in Human Service Programs

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Qualitative Inquiry of Needs and Resources for Families with Low Incomes: Insights from Three Studies

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Exploring Tools That Address Financial Hardship

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Wednesday, October 14 — 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

Symposium: What’s the Role of Equity in Evaluation Policy?

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

 

Break

2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Emerging Scholars Poster Session – Lightning Round 1

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

 

Break

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

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How TANF Is Assisting Families Experiencing Homelessness: Federal, State, and Local Perspectives

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New Research on Career Pathways: Findings Across Federal Studies

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Building the Evidence Base on Youth Employment Approaches

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Emerging Research on Sexual Risk Avoidance and Sexual Risk Cessation

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Measuring Change in Two-Generation Programs

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Adapting Employment and Human Services Programs for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders

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Using Formative Rapid Cycle Evaluation to Improve Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Programs for Youth

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Thursday, October 15 — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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Welcome & Plenary: Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG): Impact Findings and Insights from an HPOG Participant

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

 

Break

2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

 

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Combining Data to Understand TANF Populations and Outcomes: Key Considerations

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Emerging Employer-Focused Approaches for Advancing Economic Independence

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Promising Practices to Prevent Youth Homelessness

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Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Programming

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Translating Research to Practice: Three Career Pathways Programs and Their Research Partners

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Leveraging Data in Child Support Programs

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A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Policy Changes to CalWORKS: Lessons for Policy and Research

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Monday, October 19 — 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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Week 2 Opening Remarks & Plenary: Response and Recovery During COVID-19: Embracing Learning on Human Services Resiliency

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

 

Break

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

 

Panel Discussion on Careers in Research Related to Poverty, Family Self-Sufficiency, and Social Welfare

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Break

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Facilitated Networking Roundtables

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Tuesday, October 20 — 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

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Plenary: Implementing the Evidence Act: Experiences and Lessons from the Ground

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

Break

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

 

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

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Engaging Fathers across Human Services Agencies

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The Intersection of TANF with Child Care and Child Support: State Approaches and Lessons Learned

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Employment Strategies for Populations with Complex Needs

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Federal, State, and Local Strategies to Serve Disconnected and Vulnerable Youth

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Family Voices: Benefit Cliffs, Marginal Tax Rates, and Decisions about Work

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Measuring What Matters in Self-Sufficiency Programs

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Wednesday, October 21 — 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

 

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

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TANF On-the-Ground: Innovative Practices and Office Culture

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Coaching in Practice: Implementation Findings from an Evaluation of Employment Coaching

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The Impact of Different Approaches to Providing Job Search Assistance to Job Seekers

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Evidence Building Strategies to Serve Youth Involved in the Child Welfare and Justice Systems

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Linking Healthy Marriage Research and Practice: Findings from the Marriage Strengthening Research and Dissemination Center

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Making Behavioral Interventions Stick: Moving from Tests to Integration

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Food Insecurity and Its Effects on Family Well-Being

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

Break

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

 

Emerging Scholars Poster Session – Lightning Round 2

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Thursday, October 22 — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

 

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

 

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Lessons from TANF Studies across Cities, Territories, and States

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Partnering with and Insights from Employers to Improve Workforce Development

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Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth: Using Federal Flexibility to Improve Systems for Serving Youth

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Highlighting the Role of Fathers in Research, Practice, and Policy

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Improving Efforts to Build Measurement Capacity: Lessons Learned for Funders and Grantees

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Employment Programs for Nonresident Parents: What Have We Learned and What's Next?

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Strategies for Using Social Capital in Human Services Programs to Increase Economic Mobility

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

Break

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Closing Remarks & Plenary: Linking Evidence to Practice: OPRE's New Pathways to Work Evidence Clearinghouse

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