Work With Dads


Working with Young Fathers

  • 1 Kahn, J. S., & Bolton, F. G., Jr. (1986). Clinical issues in adolescent fatherhood, 143-4.  in Elster, A. B., & Lamb, M. E. (eds). Adolescent fatherhood. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates: Hillsdale, NJ.
  • 2 - Robinson, B. (1988). Teenage fathers (p. 60). D.C. Heath and Company: Lexington, MA
  • 3 - McLanahan, S., Garfinkel, I., Mincy, R. B., & Donahue, E. (2010). Introducing the issue. The Future of Children, 20(4), 4. Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and the Brookings Institution.

Challenges Young Fathers Face 

Reaching Out to Young Fathers

  • 11 - Healthy Teen Network (2014). Fast Facts: The Unique Needs of Young Fathers. Retrieved from; Gavin, L. E., Black, M. M., Minor, S., Abel, Y., Papas, M. A., & Bentley, M. E. (2002). Young, disadvantaged fathers’ involvement with their infants: An ecological perspective. Journal of Adolescent Health, 31, 266-276; Achatz, M., & MacAllum, C. (1994). The young unwed fathers pilot project: Report from the field. Public/Private Ventures: Philadelphia, PA. Retrieved from; Robinson, B. (1988); Sander, J. H., & Rosen, J. L. (1987). Teenage fathers: Working with the neglected partner in adolescent childbearing. Family Planning Perspectives, 19(3), 107–110.
  • 12 - Elster, A. B., & Hendricks, L. (1986). Stresses and coping strategies of adolescent fathers (pp. 55-60), in Elster, A. B., & Lamb, M. E. (eds). 

Co-Parenting and Relationship Skills

  • 13 - Breiding-Buss, H., Guise, T., Scanlan, T., & Voice, T. (2003). The support needs of teenage fathers [Unpublished manuscript]. Father and Child Trust: Christchurch, New Zealand. Cited in Bartlett, D., & Vann, N. (2004). Review of the State of Practical Work (p. 88). Supporting fathers: Contributions from the International Fatherhood Summit 2003. Bernard van Leer Foundation: Den Haag, Holland.
  • 14 - Ibid. 

Grouping Participants

  • 15 - Robinson, B. (1988). p. 111. 

Promoting Education and Training

  • 16 - Breiding-Buss, H., Guise, T., Scanlan, T., & Voice, T. (2003). 

Using Social Media

Delaying Other Pregnancies

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