Engaging Fathers: Tools and Tips to Assess the Father-Friendliness of Your Organization

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Man wearing glass making the symbol of a heart with his hands. He is smiling and standing against a bright yellow background.
Year Published
2021
Author (Organization)
National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse
Resource Type
Other
Resource Format
PDF
Resource Language
English

Healthy father involvement is associated with better outcomes on nearly every measure of child wellbeing 2 and research clearly suggests that overall family outcomes improve when fathers participate in child and family interventions.3 However, many social service organizations still struggle to engage effectively with fathers.

Does your organization work with children and families but find it hard to involve fathers in program services? This resource provide tips and promising practices for assessing the father-friendliness of your organization as well as, action steps for addressing areas of opportunity.

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