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Fletcher, Richard; St. George, Jennifer; May, Chris; Hartman, Deborah; King, Andrew – ZERO TO THREE, 2015
Because fathers are clearly important to family well-being, including fathers in services for families seems a straightforward idea. How hard can it be? Yet across health, education, and welfare services it is still mothers who attend and engage on behalf of their infants and children. The Family Action Centre, located on the east coast of…
Descriptors: Fathers, Foreign Countries, Well Being, Welfare Services
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Estrada-Martínez, Lorena M.; Grossman, Jennifer M.; Richer, Amanda M. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2021
This study compared the extent to which Hispanic teenagers talk with mothers, fathers and extended family members about risks of sex, protection and relational sex, as well as the role of teenagers' gender on the association between sexuality communication and risky sexual behaviours. The analysis is based upon 474 Hispanic young people's…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Family Relationship, Hispanic American Students, High School Students
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Assini-Meytin, Luciana C.; Garza, Mary A.; Green, Kerry M. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Understanding racial differences in teenage fathers' early risk factors and later outcomes is critical to inform programs for teenage fathers as our knowledge base on this population remains limited. Objective: The goal of this study was to assess how teen fathers' characteristics, including family background, delinquency, living…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Early Parenthood, Fathers
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Wiseman, Angela M.; Atkinson, Ashley A.; Cryer-Coupet, Qiana R. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2021
Parenting while transitioning out of incarceration, homelessness, or drug addiction has received inadequate attention despite the fact that these factors affect more and more of the U.S. population each day. This article is about a family literacy program implemented in a residential treatment facility where the fathers, most of whom were…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Family Literacy
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Lähteenmäki, Marko; Hakyemez-Paul, Sevcan; Pihlaja, Päivi – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Extra-familial support has been proven to be an important resource for families during early parenthood, but little attention has been paid to what supports should be available for fathers specifically and how fathers perceive different sources of support during early parenthood in the twenty-first century. This study examined Finnish fathers' (N…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Rearing, Social Support Groups, Socioeconomic Status
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Mello, Catherine; Rivard, Mélina; Terroux, Amélie; Mercier, Céline – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
The present study investigated family quality of life (FQOL) as experienced by 493 mothers and fathers (295 families) of young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) prior to receiving early intervention services in the province of Québec. These families were most satisfied with their physical and material well-being and least satisfied with…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Young Children, Parents, Autism
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Izci, Burcu; Jones, Ithel – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2021
This study examined the nature and extent of the involvement of Turkish fathers in the lives of their preschool aged children. A survey instrument was developed and administered to a sample of 84 Turkish fathers of preschool aged children. The survey was designed to measure the amount of time that fathers and children spend together, the types of…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship, Preschool Children
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Chilmonik, Kimberly – English Teaching Forum, 2018
Sarina Monh, a lecturer at the prestigious Royal University of Phnom Penh's (RUPP) Institute of Foreign Languages (IFL) in Cambodia, comes from a family of teachers. Her father's family taught Khmer literature and mathematics, while her mother's family members were doctors, nurses,and midwives who trained and mentored others. Still, she said,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Teachers, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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McConnell, Mark; Raikes, Ben – Child Care in Practice, 2019
There is now a growing body of literature which is centred upon the negative outcomes that occur for many families, and by extension, children who experience the imprisonment of a father. Typically, families suffer the consequences of living with stigma and financial difficulties, while children are often affected by the accompanying secrecy and…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Fathers, Family Environment
Richeda, Benjamin; Smith, Kelly; Perkins, Emily; Simmons, Sydney; Cowan, Philip; Cowan, Carolyn Pape; Rodriguez, Jennifer; Shauffer, Carole – ZERO TO THREE, 2015
Although children's contact with involved, committed, nonresidential fathers can improve social, emotional, cognitive, and academic outcomes, fathers have largely been absent from parenting interventions that overlook men's role as a critical parenting partner. This article details research showing that young incarcerated fathers' attitudes…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, Intervention, Psychoeducational Methods
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Arslan, Adem – African Educational Research Journal, 2021
Family is the foundation stone of society. Education is very important for the health of the family and therefore society. A value-oriented family education program is designed to support families. The aim of this research is to determine the basic education needs of families for a value-oriented family education program. The study group of the…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Family Programs, Family Attitudes, Values Education
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Evenhouse, Eirik; Reilly, Siobhan – Journal of Family Issues, 2012
In the United States, multipartnered fertility (MPF) has become commonplace. This study provides the first nationally representative measures of women's MPF, across multiple years, using the U.S. Census Bureau's Surveys of Income and Program Participation. Because welfare rules contain strong incentives for MPF, and because MPF is especially…
Descriptors: Income, Welfare Recipients, Females, Family Structure
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Hayes, David; Butler, Michelle; Devaney, John; Percy, Andrew – Child Care in Practice, 2018
During imprisonment, fathers are separated from their families and contact is limited. When delivering a prison based parenting programme, providing an opportunity to rehearse newly acquired parenting skills can be key for mastering the performance of these skills and using these skills to improve father-child relationships. This paper takes an…
Descriptors: Fathers, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Observation
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Jia, Rongfang; Schoppe-Sullivan, Sarah J. – Developmental Psychology, 2011
A sample (N = 112) composed primarily of European American and middle-class two-parent families with a resident father and a 4-year-old child (48% girls) participated in a longitudinal study of associations between coparenting and father involvement. At the initial assessment and 1 year later, fathers reported on their involvement in play and…
Descriptors: Play, Structural Equation Models, Parent Child Relationship, Fathers
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Santos, Rose A.; Alfred, Mary V. – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the roles of eight Latino single fathers as primary caregivers and their engagement with the literacy development of their children. The sample for this study consisted of eight single Latino fathers with children of elementary to middle school age. The primary method of data collection was…
Descriptors: Fathers, One Parent Family, Hispanic Americans, Parent Participation
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