Strengthening the Couple and Family Relationships of Fathers Behind Bars: The Promise and Perils of Corrections-Based Programming.

Page Count
10
Year Published
2009
Author (Individual)
Smiley-McDonald, Hope.
Herman-Stahl, Mindy.
Lindquist, Christine.
Bir, Anupa.
McKay, Tasseli.
Author (Organization)
United States Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
Resource Type
Brief
Resource Format
PDF
Resource Language
English
This brief describes the work of Responsible Fatherhood, Marriage and Family Strengthening Grants for Incarcerated and Re-entering Fathers and Their Partners (MFS-IP) grantees in delivering programming in correctional facilities. The brief documents challenges faced by grantees, including logistical barriers, recruitment problems, and challenges retaining incarcerated fathers in programming. (Author abstract)

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