This module provides the information, resources, and skills home visitors need to engage fathers in home visiting and in their children’s lives. Home visitors will learn how father involvement benefits children, and how mothers and fathers and will learn strategies for overcoming barriers that may keep fathers from being involved.
- Identify strategies for facilitating fathers’ involvement in their children’s lives
- Demonstrate skills for engaging fathers in home visits
- Describe how father involvement benefits children, mothers, and fathers
- Identify the unique contributions fathers bring to families
- Identify barriers that may keep fathers from being involved with their children
- Demonstrate cultural competency in relating to fathers