Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-1-2004

Keywords

student behavior, attitudes, threat assessment

Abstract

The report summarizes the findings from a two-year follow-up study examining the current well being and future hopes and aspirations adolescent girls living in families receiving TANF. This mixed-method longitudinal study includes two phases. Phase 1 involved face-to-face interviews using various standardized measures with 125 mothers who were receiving TANF in 2002 and their daughters while Phase 2 included in-depth qualitative interviews with a random sample of 20 adolescent girls participating in Phase 1. The two-year follow-up interview rates were 86% for Phase 1 interviews and 95% for Phase 2 interviews.

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