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By Jeffrey Rosenberg, W. Bradford Wilcox

Written for caseworkers and different execs operating in baby protecting prone, this guide presents information regarding the impression that fathers have on their kid's lives, and provides useful suggestion on attractive fathers in overview, case making plans, and prone whilst little ones were abused. the 1st part outlines what's identified in regards to the dating among fathers and their kid's healthiness and Read more...

summary: Written for caseworkers and different pros operating in baby protecting companies, this guide offers information regarding the effect that fathers have on their kid's lives, and provides useful suggestion on enticing fathers in evaluate, case making plans, and providers while teenagers were abused. the 1st part outlines what's identified concerning the dating among fathers and their kid's overall healthiness and welfare, together with the function of fathers within the incidence and prevention of abuse. the second one part presents suggestions on fatherhood courses, provides examples of latest courses, and descriptions a variety of federal fatherhood projects

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There are, of course, countless stepfathers who step into the role of dad with both competence and caring. And many live-in boyfriends The Importance of Fathers in the Healthy Development of Children 35 provide both love and structure for the children in the household. It does mean that the caseworker needs to recognize that there are unique issues at play when working with a live-in boyfriend or stepfather. It also may mean that, if the perpetrator is the livein boyfriend or stepfather, there are additional challenges and issues to consider when assessing the safety of the child.

The keys to good discipline are: Good discipline also requires that fathers respond with consistent and reasonable consequences to the misbehavior or carelessness of their children. Fathers should not punish rude behavior by a 6-year-old on one occasion with a time-out and ignore or laugh it off on another. They also should tailor the punishment to fit the crime. When a 3-year-old carelessly spills milk it should not be dealt with the same way as when that child slaps his 1-year-old sister. Fathers must recognize they have a number of negative consequences at their disposal: a verbal warning, a time-out, or taking away a privilege.

65 Of course, characteristics of fathers who do not live with their children also can contribute to the difficulties in successfully engaging fathers—incarceration, homelessness, substance abuse, to name a few. Certainly the safety of the child and family is the most important goal of child protection. Not all fathers should be included in the child protective services (CPS) case plan. When a father has been the perpetrator of abuse, and the conclusion is reached that working with the father can promote neither safety nor permanence for the child, then the caseworker’s focus must remain with other members of the family.

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