Addressing Intimate Partner Violence: Approaches to Engaging Fathers in Child Welfare

Date of webinar: 
28 Feb 2012
Lecturer: 
Fernando Mederos, Kathy Niedt, Joan Pennell
Organisation/Provider/Organiser: 
ACF’s Children’s Bureau
Family Violence Prevention and Services Program

This is a recording of a webinar that introduced principles for developing child welfare practice approaches to engaging fathers, and reviewed results of an innovative service for fathers in the North Carolina child welfare system.

As result of the webinar participants will:
- Explain the child welfare rationale and practice principles for engaging fathers who have used violence and other kinds of abuse.
- Describe best practices for engaging fathers that are abusive as well as those who are not abusive.
- Describe fatherhood-based and culturally-based strategies for engaging fathers.
- Encourage innovative approaches to development of services for men involved in child welfare.

Language(s) of the materials: 
English
Series this is part of: 

This project is funded by: