• July/August 2017
  • Vol. 18, No. 5

Current Theme or Topic

This month's CBX spotlight features articles about how having an involved father can lead to better outcomes for children, how responsible fatherhood programs can benefit from fathers’ accounts of the challenges of co-parenting, how community-based organizations can address challenges to fathers and their children and provide solutions in their fatherhood programs, and a three-part web series that explores partnerships between child welfare agencies and community fatherhood organizations that work toward engaging fathers and paternal-side family members.

  • Reviewing 15 Years of Father Involvement Initiatives
    Since 2001, the National Family Preservation Network (NFPN) has worked to incorporate father involvement into every aspect of child welfare policies, programs, and practice. NFPN's report,...

  • Evaluating Fathers' Views of Co-Parenting Relationships
    Parents and Children Together (PACT) is a large-scale, multicomponent project to evaluate four responsible fatherhood (RF) programs that were funded from 2011 to 2015 by the Office of Family...

  • Benefits of Fatherhood Programs in Community-Based Organizations
    Fathers in the United States—particularly those who participate in fatherhood programs—can face many challenges to being present for their children. These challenges include...

  • Three-Part Podcast Series on Engaging Fathers
    Child Welfare Information Gateway recently posted the third and final installment in its podcast series on engaging fathers. The series explores partnerships between child welfare agencies and...