Two-Generation Approaches to Supporting Family Well-Being

Date: October 2023

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2023

File Size: 394 KB

This publication provides an overview of two-generation (2Gen) approaches and why child welfare agencies should use them to improve outcomes for the families they serve. The brief also describes the five core 2Gen approaches to help build parental capacity and protective factors within families, often with the explicit goal of interrupting generational cycles of poverty.

Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2022). Two-generation approaches to supporting family well-being. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau.

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