[R-0508] S7. Family and Community

Citation: Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP). (2017). Changing systems and practice to improve outcomes for young fathers, their children and their families. Webpage. Retrieved from http://www.cssp.org/pages/changing-systems-practice-to-improve-outcomes-for-young-fathers [or enter “Changing systems and practice to improve outcomes for young fathers, their children and their families” in your search window].

Abstract: Working in partnership with federal, state and local public agencies and with private sector organizations, foundations and community members, CSSP promotes public policies that strengthen families and protect and lift children from poverty. At this webpage, you will find a link to the Center’s newest policy report Changing Systems & Practice to Improve Outcomes for Young Fathers, Their Children & Their Families. This report provides recommendations on how systems can better focus on father involvement to increase positive outcomes for fathers, their children and families. At this webpage, you will also find the video Effectively Engaging Young Fathers in Child Welfare.

Integration: The information presented at this webinar fits well with content presented in the early childhood course Child, Family and Community.

Content Focus: Changing Systems and Practice; Child Development; Child, Family and Community; Child Outcomes; Fathers; Fathers in Child Welfare; Father Involvement

Notes: In small groups, have students choose a chapter from the Content section of Changing Systems & Practice to Improve Outcomes for Young Fathers, Their Children & Their Families and create a Power Point presentation for their peers.