Engaging Fathers: Working with Families

Resources for Working with Families

Finding Your Way: Guides for Fathers in Child Protection Cases, National Fatherhood Initiative®
A collection of six FREE guides (available in English and Spanish) for non-resident fathers involved in child protection cases.

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Making Meaningful Connections [PDF], Ten Ways to Be a Better Dad
This tip sheet is meant to be shared directly with fathers and is designed to support them as they strengthen their parenting role.

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Guide to Mentoring Fathers, National Fatherhood Initiative®
This is a practical guide for fathers who want to mentor other fathers.

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Father Engagement [PDF], Iowa Department of Human Services, Children and Family Services Division
From the Iowa Department of Human Services, this short practice bulletin is written specifically for case workers and helps them to build skills around working with fathers.

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Working with the African American Father: The Forgotten Parent, California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Trainer’s guide and resources, along with trainee materials.