Journal article

Engaging fathers in child and family services: Participation, perceptions and good practice

C Berlyn, S Wise, G Soriano

Family Matters | Published : 2008

Abstract

This article reports findings from the Engaging Fathers in the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy study, a component of the national evaluation of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy (SFCS) conducted by the Social and Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales and the Institute. This study explores the nature and context of fathers engagement with child and family services. In-depth interviews were conducted with service managers and project facilitators from a sample of SFCS-funded services and programs, and focus groups were held with fathers accessing services. It was found that positive father engagement in services is most likely where: the worker is ..

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