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NCJ Number: 236426 Find in a Library
Title: Engaging Fathers for Successful Reentry
Corporate Author: National Fatherhood Inititative
United States of America
Date Published: 2011
Page Count: 25
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
National Fatherhood Inititative
Germantown, MD 20876
Grant Number: 2009-SC-89-K004
Sale Source: National Fatherhood Inititative
20410 Observation Drive
Suite 107
Germantown, MD 20876
United States of America
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide provides fact sheets with data on the connection between reentry challenges and fatherhood programming.
Abstract: This publication provides fact sheets on the most significant reentry challenges and the best practices on engaging incarcerated and reentering fathers on becoming better dads. The Connections Project of National Fatherhood is an initiative that focuses on the power of engaged fathers for successful reentry. Through Webinars, training, and resources, the Connections Project aims to educate and equip facilitators with best practices that will reduce recidivism by helping to reconnect inmates with their families. Content discussions are included on housing, employment, marriage and relationships, substance abuse, mentoring and community support, child support, involving moms, and domestic violence. Each section provides subject data, best practice spotlight, and quick tips. References and footnotes
Main Term(s): Reentry
Index Term(s): Family advocacy programs; Family reunification; Family support; National programs; Recidivism
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