Project Fatherhood

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Scientific Rating:
Not able to be Rated
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
See descriptions of 3 levels

About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Project Fatherhood has been reviewed by the CEBC in the area of: Father Involvement Interventions, but lacks the necessary research evidence to be given a Scientific Rating.

Target Population: Fathers, significant others, and at-risk children

For children/adolescents ages: 6 – 17

For parents/caregivers of children ages: 6 – 17

Brief Description

Project Fatherhood has fathers meet in a group setting. There the fathers discuss day-to-day issues involved with parenting their children. The members of the group can only relate to each other in a positive supportive manner. A children’s group and a significant others’ group also meet and do activities at the same time as the fathers’ group.

Program Goals:

The goal of Project Fatherhood is:

  • Help fathers parent their children in a manner that helps them develop a trusting supportive relationship

Contact Information

Alan-Michael Graves, PhD
Agency/Affiliation: Children’s Institute, Inc.
Phone: (213) 260-7600
Fax: (213) 251-3673

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: April 2015

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: March 2011

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: March 2011