Supporting Father Involvement (SFI)

Scientific Rating:
Supported by Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program Supporting Father Involvement (SFI) was highly rated on the Scientific Rating Scale, program representatives were asked to provide additional implementation information.

Pre-Implementation Materials

There are pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Supporting Father Involvement (SFI) as listed below:

A father friendliness questionnaire is filled out by all agency staff members to measure readiness. Contact Danny Molina at or 714-517-1900 ext. 237 for more information.

Formal Support for Implementation

There is no formal support available for implementation of Supporting Father Involvement (SFI).

Fidelity Measures

There are no fidelity measures for Supporting Father Involvement (SFI).

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are implementation guides or manuals for Supporting Father Involvement (SFI) as listed below:

There are two manuals for Group Leaders, one for the 16-week fathers group program and one for the 16-week couples group program. Each curriculum contains a week-by-week outline of topics to be discussed and suggested exercises to elicit discussion. The curricula can be obtained by family agency directors, clinical directors, or the equivalent, but not by private practitioners or individual clinicians within agencies. The curriculum is also available to researchers. To get the curricula, please contact:

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has not been conducted on how to implement Supporting Father Involvement (SFI).