“In what ways can government policies be used to support families?  Reviewing the Learning Resources, identify 5 specific policies that could be enacted to support family life at any particular level (local, state, national, international).  Briefly explain why you think that each policy would be important and what its impact could be.

In your response, please refer specifically to at least two of the course Learning Resources, citing them in the text and also listing the full reference information at the end of your post, using APA citation style. 

Learning Resources:

University of Pennsylvania. (2016, Dec. 7). Using policy to promote strong families. Retrieved from https://publicpolicy.wharton.upenn.edu/live/news/1

Coppola, E. C., McCall, C. E., Bailey, K., Mihalec-Adkins, B. P., & Wadsworth, S. M. (2020, Feb. 19). Understanding the challenges and meeting the needs of Military and Veteran Families  https://www.ncfr.org/resources/research-and-policy-briefs/understanding-challenges-and-meeting-needs-military-and-veteran-families

Glass, J., Simon, R. W., Andersson, M. A. (2017). The parenthood €œhappiness penalty€: The effects of social policies in 22 countries. PRC Research Brief Report Prepared for the University of Texas at Austin Population Research Center https://contemporaryfamilies.org/the-parenthood-happiness-penalty-the-effects-of-social-policies-in-22-countries/