Involvement in fatherhood programs has been found to be associated with increases in fathers' empathy, improvements in family relationships, and increases in fathers' involvement with their children. In addition, fatherhood programs can improve fathers' self-confidence and involvement in work, as well as encourage them to build social relationships. However, if fathers are not effectively recruited into programs, then they cannot reap these program benefits. This brief presents several strategies that can be used by program practitioners to recruit fathers into programs. (Author abstract)
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