- November 2005
- Vol. 6, No. 9
Getting Fathers Involved in Early Childhood Programs
The National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (FRIENDS) has released another issue in its series of Learning Tools. This issue, "Promoting Father Involvement in Early Childhood," provides recommendations and guidelines for Head Start programs for reaching out to the fathers of young children. The article provides an overview of policies and practices that can encourage fathers to become involved in their children’s lives in more meaningful ways. Parent engagement activities that specifically target fathers are also provided.
FRIENDS is the National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) program grants. This issue of Learning Tools is available online at http://friendsnrc.org/direct-download-menuitem/doc_download/72-male-participation-in-early-childhood-english