Why Fathers Matter: A Look at Supporting Father Involvement

Join Drs. Kyle Pruett and Marsh Pruett as they explore the role that fathers playin the healthy development and rearing of children. This presentations will be of interest to front line service providers, policy makers and anyone who is a parent, caregiver or works with children. From this presentation you’ll learn: • child outcomes of involved fathering • adult male outcomes of involved fathering • how mothering and fathering can work together to strengthen child outcomes • evidence that proves children respond differently to men • the risks to fatherhood • strategic applications that exploit benefits of paternal presence in practice

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