Promoting Responsible Fatherhood: Some Promising Strategies.

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Page Count
7
Year Published
2002
Author (Individual)
Burns, Megan.
Resource Type
Report
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Effective policies to promote responsible fatherhood must rely on more than mere exhortations. Many fathers need significant assistance in becoming financially responsible for or emotionally involved with their children, whether it be job training or other employment services, or intensive case management and counseling. The model programs described in this report are outstanding examples of effective strategies for helping fathers and they deserve replication nationwide. Coupled with work requirements and increasingly tough enforcement of child support, these programs should go a long way toward helping dads be where they should be: with their children. (Author abstract).

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