Using The Science About Self-Regulation To Improve Economic Outcomes For TANF Families

This Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation report explores the importance of the relationship between self-regulation and improved economic outcomes. The report identifies the psychological insights behind self-regulation, which refers to the personality factors and skills that allow individuals to intentionally control their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors; this control enables people to set goals and solve problems. Also included is a discussion of ways to increase this internal capacity.
Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
December, 2018
Date: 
December 2018
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
  • Supportive Services
    • Health/Behavioral Health Referrals and Supports
  • TANF Program Administration
    • Case Management