Getting starting with Responsible Fatherhood programs can come in many forms. You may start a curriculum-based program, integrate male involvement and responsible parenting into your service organization, or engage with the community through the Fatherhood Buzz initiative.
As a practitioner you are operating programs that help strengthen fathers and families. From dealing with the challenges faced by families to the challenges of implementing a successful and sustainable program, this section of Fatherhood.gov is especially for you.
Each father has their own challenges. As a practitioner you may not know everything that is going on in the life of a family and your organization may not be equipped to fully deal with all these challenges, and that’s okay.
One of the key policy goals and priorities set out by President Obama is the promotion of Responsible Fatherhood and Strong Communities. As part of this goal, the White House has partnered with a number of other Federal Departments to promote these partnerships and activities that promote fatherhood in local communities.