ERIC Number: ED454980
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Dec-8
Reference Count: N/A
The Welfare Reform, Fathers, and Families Roundtable (Washington, D.C., December 8, 1998). Fathers and Families Second-Tier Roundtable Series.
Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia. National Center on Fathers and Families.
In December 1998, approximately 100 researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and other specialists in the field of fathers and families convened the Welfare Reform, Fathers, and Families Roundtable to explore the potential of enabling services for low-income, noncustodial fathers in the context of welfare reform and child support enforcement. This report synthesizes the discussion of the themes of the meeting and their implications for policymaking, the directions they indicate for future research, and the lessons they impart for practice. The first section of this report describes the current and emerging issues in welfare reform, child support enforcement, and fatherhood initiatives. The second section explores the implications of the issues raised for policymaking. The third section offers new directions for research that arose from the discussion, and the fourth section describes lessons learned for practice. The report concludes with the roundtable agenda and a list of participants. (KB)
Descriptors: Child Support, Family (Sociological Unit), Fathers, Low Income, Parent Participation, Public Policy, Social Services, Welfare Services
National Center on Fathers and Families, University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education, 3700 Walnut Street, Box 58, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6216. Tel: 215-573-5500; Fax: 215-573-5508; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.ncoff.gse.upenn.edu.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia. National Center on Fathers and Families.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Support Enforcement