Transforming Communities for Fathers through Evidence-Based Systems-Level Change.

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Child & Family Research Partnership.
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Over the past several decades, research on father involvement and support has reached a resounding, if somewhat self-evident, conclusion: fathers matter. Although a substantial body of research now demonstrates a compelling link between positive father involvement and improved child outcomes, the research on the effects of programs aimed at strengthening and supporting fathers’ positive involvement in their children’s lives continues to evolve. (Author introduction modified)