This fact sheet outlines how TANF funds can be used to fund programs that develop and maintain healthy marriages/families. (Author abstract)
Details the approach and goals of the Children's Bureau-funded Quality Improvement Center on Non-resident Fathers.
This tool will help you assess the degree to which your Head Start operations encourage father involvement in the activities and programs offered by your Head Start.
This on-line survey will help you assess the degree to which your business' operations include helping fathers find a successful balance between the demands of their jobs and the commitments to their families.
This tool will help you assess the degree to which your school's operations encourage father involvement in the activities and programs offered by your school.
Father involvement is critical for your Parents as Teachers program in many ways. First, both fathers and mothers bring unique skills to the parenting process and, collectively, enhance the development of their children. Second, by helping dads become more involved, responsible, and committed, they will be more likely to get involved in your program's personal visits, screenings, and group meetings thus providing greater support for their child's development. This tool will help you assess the degree to which your organization's operations encourage father involvement in the activities…
The Toolkit is designed to help managers and practitioners meet the strong policy requirements for father-inclusive services coming from the Department for Children. Contents contain: Card 1. Toolkit for father-inclusive practice how to use this guide; Card 2. Why support father-child relationships?; Card 3. Step One: Agency Commitment; Card 4. Step Two: Finding out about local fathers; Card 5. Step three: workers and volunteers; Card 6. Step Four: Settings; Card 7. Step Five: Recruiting fathers; Card 8. Step Six: Services; Card 9. Step Seven: Partnerships and networks; Card 10. Step Eight:…
This information packet was written to support child maltreatment prevention efforts by describing strategies and activities that promote protective factors. It is written for service providers, to encourage and support them as they engage and partner with parents to protect, nurture, and promote the healthy development of children. The packet includes suggestions for enhancing each of the five protective factors in families; tip sheets in English and Spanish for providers to use when working with parents and caregivers on specific parenting challenges; strategies for sharing the message…
This tip sheet will provide guidance on 1) what a partner referral organization is, 2) why partner referral organizations are important, and 3) what you should look for in selecting partner referral organizations. (Author abstract)
The majority of low-income, unmarried fathers are present at the birth of their child, provided financial and emotional support to the mother during pregnancy and 80% are romantically involved or cohabitating. Mothers report wanting the father involved with their child, even if romantic relationships have ended. This fact sheet proposes 10 ways states can help fathers become actively involved in the lives of their children.