This brief summarizes the research on coparenting, offers strategies to help practitioners encourage and support high-quality, stable, coparenting relationships, and provides tips for fathers. We focus particularly on tips for fathers who live separately from the mothers of their children.
For some families served by federally-funded Responsible Fatherhood programs, intimate partner violence can interfere with the achievement of program goals. In such families, fathers may behave violently or use coercion or control against their partners. They also may be victims or survivors of...