Where are the Dads?: Identifying, Locating, Contacting, and Engaging Non-Resident Fathers of Children in Foster Care.

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Thoeness, Nancy., Harper, Carol J., Folaron, Gail., Malm, Karin., McLaughlin, Oma., Bai, Jieru., Kaunelis, Rasa.
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National Quality Improvement Center on Non-Resident Fathers and the Child Welfare System.
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Journal Article
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This article provides an overview of the National Quality Improvement Center on Non-Resident Fathersand the Child Welfare System (QIC NRF), describes the QIC NRF program sites' recruitment processes, presents findings on the percentages of non-resident fathers reviewed for program recruitment, found eligible, and enrolled, and describes practice considerations, recommendations, and potential future research areas. 3 tables and 25 references. (Author abstract modified)