Dads on Duty: Service To Country And Family.

Printer Friendly, PDF & Email
Year Published
Author (Individual)
Buehrle, J.
Resource Type
Resource Format
Resource Language

Our nation’s military fathers and their families face an unprecedented context. Between 2001 and 2008, there was a ten-fold increase in the number of Department of Defense troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan (Belasco, 2009). In 2008 the Parents as Teachers National Center chose SAY--San Diego’s Healthy Start Military Family Resource Center--for its innovation in collaborating with the military to form Dads On Duty, a program uniquely tailored to young military dads with kids ages birth to 5. To date more than 150 fathers have completed Dads on Duty, which uses evidence-based practices through peer-to-peer group sessions and tailored home visits.


Do you have something you think is appropriate for the library? Submit Library Resources.