Lights! Cameras! Dads! Using Films to Engage Fathers.

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National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse.
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Fact Sheet
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Those working with fathers in groups frequently face the challenge of sparking meaningful discussions during which men can open up about their experiences, emotions, and concerns. Some group facilitators have found movies to be an effective strategy for launching conversation that tackles important, and often personal, issues for dads. This tip sheet provides an example of how to use a film to engage fathers and to broach a variety of subjects. (Author abstract)

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