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Service Providers and Professionals

NOTE: The University of Florida does not have any ownership or control over any organization/agency on this list. Should you have any questions about the organization/agency or the nature of service offered by each agency, please contact the agency directly.

QUICK RELATIONSHIP TIPS

Tips for Service Providers: Healthy and Effective Communication

Communicating effectively and respectfully is as important in our interactions with family members as it is at work and in the community. This publication will help service providers to help their clients within their own cultural context. (From the National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families).

Tips for Service Providers: Healthy Conflict Management

Conflict doesn’t “just happen” in relationships. In this publication, you’ll learn how to provide clients with the skills necessary to manage conflicts, large or small, in order to get along better with employers, co-workers, friends, and extended family members. (From the National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families).

Tips for Service Providers: Healthy Financial Management Skills

This segment of the Tips for Service Providers series offers service providers valuable information necessary to aid individuals and couples in developing healthy financial management skills in the following areas: earning, spending, saving, borrowing, and protecting against risk. (From the National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families).

Tips for Service Providers: Healthy Parenting Practices

This resource provides service providers with tips and resources necessary to encourage caretakers to develop healthy relationships and healthy parenting practices (From the National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families). This resource provides service providers with tips and resources necessary to encourage caretakers to develop healthy relationships and healthy parenting practices. (From the National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families).


ASSESSMENTS


Career Assessments

Destiny’s Odyssey Career Assessment Exercise

Humanmetrics Risk Attitudes Profiler 

My Plan Career Values Assessment/Test

Quintessential Careers SWOT Analysis for Career Planning


RESOURCE TOOLS


Child Care Barriers

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child Care (OCC)

What States Provide Online with Respect to SNAP, TANF, Child Care Assistance, Medicaid, and CHIP 


Child Support Barriers

Center for Family Policy and Practice

This organization has resources relating to child support for practitioners working with low-income fathers and families, including the following:

  • Child Support Basics: Information for Financial Education and Asset Development Programs
  • Low-Income Fathers and Child Support Debt: A Primer For Financial Literacy and Fatherhood Service Providers
  • Negotiating the Child Support System: Recommendations from a Discussion of Policy and Practice.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child Support Enforcement

This office provides useful information for custodial parents and non-custodial parents.

OCSE Child Support Handbook

Establishing fatherhood brochure

Are you earning less income? Information for families

State by State--How to change a child support order

Child support websites and general contact information

What Employers Should Know when Working with Tribes

Child Support and Parenting Time

The Hispanic Child Support Resource Center and Online Toolkit


Financial Education & Asset Building

Annual Credit Report Request Service (no charge)

AssetPlatform (free financial training)

Benefits.gov and eBenefits.va.gov (eligibility prescreening)

Credit Builders Alliance

FDIC Money Smart (a financial education program)

HUD - Office of Housing Counseling

IRS (free tax help)

NFCC Better Fortunes (financial management)

The Benefit Bank (eligibility screening)


Housing Barriers

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth

National League of Cities: Municipal Action Guide

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

Urban Institute on the Housing Opportunity and Services Together

Incarceration Barriers

Addressing Barriers to Employment for Individuals with Criminal Records

Council of State Governments’ Justice Center - Prisoner reentry

Federal Bonding Program - U.S. Department of Labor

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit For employers


National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerate

FACTSHEETS and other resources from the Council of State Governments Justice Center, including addressing barriers to employment for individuals with criminal records :

The Justice Center

Reentry MythBusters


Interpersonal Skill Development

East Baltimore Pipeline Job Readiness Training Curriculum (workforce preparation)

Equipped for the Future - Work Readiness Curriculum

Soft Skills for Workplace Success Curriculum - U.S. Department of Labor

Women Employed Career Coach Curriculum - (career exploration)


Job Development

Internet Sites for Career Planning - Presented by the National Career Development Association: Career exploration & planning


Job-related Education & Training

AACC Community College Finder (community and technical colleges)

Dept. of Labor CareerOneStop (tools for job seekers)

DOL  — America’s Career InfoNet (short-Term training finder)

GED Testing Service

WIA Eligible Training Finder


Mental Health Issues


Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

Building the Workforce to Address Co-Occurring Disorders

Find Help

National Center for Trauma-Informed Care (SAMSHA)

Screening and Assessment Tools


NATIONAL RESOURCES

Military Families Learning Network

This multifunctional effort from Extension professionals across the country addresses the many complex needs of today's military families, from both a personal and a service provider point of view.

National Council on Family Relations

NCFR is the oldest nonprofit, nonpartisan, multidisciplinary professional association focused solely on family research, practice and education.

National Healthy Marriage Resource Center

A national clearinghouse for information and resources on healthy marriage and relationship education.

National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this large site offers trainings, webinars, tip sheets, and videos on relationship and marriage education.

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

National clearinghouse site supporting programs that promote responsible fatherhood.

NERMEN

The National Extension Relationship and Marriage Education Network offers research-backed relationship information from America’s land-grant universities, including curricula and articles.

Teen Dating Violence Prevention

Tools, info and resources on this topic from the federal government.

Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Tools, info and resources on this topic from the federal government.

The Dibble Institute

The Dibble Institute is a nonprofit focusing on relationship education for teens and young people. They offer programs, webinars, case studies, and more.


Transportation Barriers

Overcoming Transportation Barriers: A Path to Self-Sufficiency Study & Report - New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development


Skills & Job Experience Assessments

CareerOneStop - U.S. Department of Labor

Healthcare Virtual Career Network

My Next Move - What do you want to do for a living?

My Next Move for Veterans - What do you want to do for a living?

mySkills myFuture - U.S. Department of Labor

Occupational Outlook Handbook - U.S. Department of Labor 

The Online Work Readiness Assessment (OWRA) Tool - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance

Veterans ReEmployment Portal on CareerOneStop - U.S. Department of Labor

Worker ReEmployment Portal on CareerOneStop - U.S. Department of Labor


Substance Abuse Issues

Alcoholics Anonymous

Council on Prevention and Education Substances, Creating Lasting Family Connections Curriculum

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Office of National Drug Control Policy


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