Resources include training curricula and materials for child welfare caseworkers on encouraging father involvement in their children's lives and locating and engaging the fathers of children involved with the child welfare system.
24/7 Dad Kit
National Fatherhood Initiative
Presents a comprehensive set of fatherhood programs covering universal aspects of fatherhood that can be used by men of all cultures, races, religions, and backgrounds.
Breaking the Cycle: Fathering After Violence: Curriculum Guidelines and Tools for Batterer Intervention Programs
Family Violence Prevention Fund (2004)
Addresses men in their roles as fathers or father figures to children to increase men's awareness of the effects of domestic violence on children. Also deals with motivation to stop abusive behavior, capacity for healing and having constructive relationships with their children, and support of their partner's parenting.
Engaging Absent Fathers
Pennsylvania Child Welfare Training Program (2006)
Explains a five-step process for locating absent fathers and helps the participant determine an absent father's appropriateness as a permanency resource for the child.
National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse
Provides access to print and electronic publications, timely information on fatherhood issues, and targeted resources for responsible fatherhood grantees and other interested audiences.
National Center on Fathering
Offers for purchase online training and training materials about fathering, including train the trainer materials.
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