Michigan Family Impact Seminar #8

Across the Challenging Terrain: Welfare Reform and Adolescents

November 4, 2003

Download the Full Report (pdf)
Download the Executive Summary (pdf)

Featured Speakers

Martha Zaslow, Vice President for Research, Child Trends
Welfare Reform’s Impact on Adolescents: Early Warning Signs

Jerrold Brandell, Professor at the School of Social Work, Wayne State University
Adolescent Outcomes and Welfare Reform: Psychological Dynamics and Empirical Results

Jane Zehnder-Merrell, Director of Kids Count in Michigan, Senior Planning/Research Associate at the Michigan League for Human Services
Adolescents and Welfare Reform in Michigan

Additional Chapters/Materials

Overview, by Deborah Smith

Adolescents in Detroit: Their Own Perceptions of How Welfare and Poverty Affects Their Lives, by Eileen Trzcinski