Engaging Young Minority Fathers in Research: Basic Needs, Psychological Needs, Culture, and Therapeutic Alliance

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Mogro-Wilson, Cristina. Fifield, Judith.
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Journal Article

This editorial shares lessons learned from providing a parenting intervention, employment support, an internship, case management, and behavioral health services to young fathers in a community-based program, FatherWorks (an adaptation of Supporting Father Involvement), designed to reduce unintended pregnancies. These lessons were identified through monthly team meetings over the course of a six-year grant from the Personal Responsibility Education Innovative Strategies Program of the Family and Youth Services Bureau. (Author abstract modified)