Working with Fathers to Safeguard Children: Failure to Work with Fathers Around the Child Occurs Regularly.

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Child Abuse and Neglect
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Osborn, Mark.
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Findings from a review of 20 case files in six local authorities in the United Kingdom indicate contact details were not always being collected and recorded, fathers were not invited to conferences as frequently as mothers, and greater levels of support services were targeted at mothers. The authors discuss the unfair burdens placed on mothers and the need to engage fathers. 12 references.

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