Responsible Fatherhood Spotlight: Nonresident Fathers of Young Children.

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Year Published
2007
Author (Organization)
National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse.
Resource Type
Fact Sheet
Resource Format
PDF

Not living in the same household as one's young child makes it difficult for a father to maintain contact with and involvement in the child's life. Further, research shows a link between fathers' lack of social and financial involvement in their children's lives and negative child outcomes, such as problem behaviors and low academic achievement. This fact sheet discusses the implications and importance of nonresident fatherhood. (Author abstract)

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