Family and Food Matters Family Program (FFM)
Through FFM, evidence-informed, manualized curricula have been created with the aim of decreasing food insecurity in caregivers with kids and pregnant women in New York City, while increasing the ability to address the well-being of the family units and pregnant women, as well as increasing support for them.
FFM materials are available in English and Spanish.
Funder: Ample Table for Everyone Foundation
Principal Investigator: Andrew F. Cleek, PsyD
Co-Investigator: Kara Dean-Assael, LMSW
Family Groups for Urban Youth (MFG)
McSilver Institute is conducting the MFG study across New York State’s licensed child behavioral health clinic system to examine the short- and long-term impact of Multiple Family Groups (MFG) on urban youth with Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder.
The study also examines family-level mediators of child outcomes, as well as clinic and provider level moderators of MFG implementation and integration.
Funder: National Institute of Mental Health
Principal Investigator: Mary M. McKay, PhD
Co-Investigator: Mary Acri, PhD