Orienting Services to Separated/Divorced Fathers: A Conceptual Framework (Text version of poster).

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Whitehead, Denise.
Ashbourne, Lynda M.
Hawkins, Linda.
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The authors have developed a framework for thinking about what kinds of services and programs would be appropriate for separating fathers (which can apply to mothers as well). These fall into three key domains: facilitating fathers' parenting and their adaptation to structural changes affecting the entire family, the process of emotional and legal separation from a partner/significant other or spouse, and their individual emotional and psycho-social needs. This framework was presented as a research poster in October 2008 at the Father Involvement 2008 Diversity, Visibility, Community conference in Toronto. (Author abstract)

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