Improving Work with Fathers to Prevent Child Maltreatment: Fathers Should be Engaged as Allies in Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention.

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Child Abuse and Neglect
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Scourfield, Jonathan.
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This article discusses working with fathers to prevent child maltreatment and highlights specific interventions to increase father involvement in child protection in the United Kingdom. Strategies for engaging fathers should include using motivational interviewing and group interventions to improve parental attachment. The authors stress the need for culturally appropriate services and individualized assessments. 9 references.

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