This is a short self-paced course, that provides an overview of key insights and data on the unique and irreplaceable role that fathers play in the well-being of their children. Effective father engagement requires consistent and long-term commitment on the part of organizations; this course will better equip professionals to begin to support fathers and reduce the ill effects of father absence in your community.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the paradigm shift on involving fathers in childcare; and
- Understand the scope and negative effects of father absence; and
- Explore the benefits of father involvement in child development; and
- Consider opportunities to involve fathers.