• June 2018
  • Vol. 19, No. 5

Spotlight on Engaging Fathers

In this month's CBX, read a message from Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner of the Children's Bureau, about the value of father involvement to the healthy development of children and to family connectedness, particularly for children and youth involved in child welfare; how responsible fatherhood programs can help low-income fathers overcome barriers keeping them from being involved in their children's lives; how proper training can help child welfare professionals better engage fathers and help them succeed, and more.

  • A Time to Celebrate and to Challenge Ourselves
    Written by Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner at the Children's Bureau. The month of June provides two causes for celebration in the child welfare world, Father's Day and National...

  • Responsible Fatherhood Programs Address Complex Needs of Low-Income Men
    Children who grow up without fathers are more likely to experience poor outcomes in areas such as social-emotional adjustment, education, and mental health. These negative effects have been shown...

  • Dads Rock: Nurturing Father Engagement
    The Child Abuse and Neglect Technical Assistance and Strategic Dissemination Center, which is funded by the Children's Bureau's Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, has released a video, "Dads Rock:...

  • Attachment Behaviors in Children With Incarcerated Fathers
    A recent episode of the Poverty Research and Policy Podcast series, hosted by the Institute for Research on Poverty of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, focuses on attachment behaviors in...

  • Advanced Fatherhood Training Curriculum Package
    The National Family Preservation Network offers the Advanced Fatherhood Training Curriculum, a follow-up curriculum to the Basic Fatherhood Training Curriculum. This training is intended for...