What About the Dads? Child Welfare Agencies' Efforts to Identify, Locate, and Involve Nonresident Fathers: Final Report

The Urban Institute, with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, conducted the Study of Fathers' Involvement in Permanency Planning and Child Welfare Casework. This study reviewed the extent to which child welfare agencies identify, locate, and involve nonresident fathers in case planning. This paper reviews the results of the study on the steps that child welfare agencies take with engaging nonresidential fathers,; possible barriers, and the policies that affect involvement.

Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
April, 2006
Date: 
April 2006
Source: 
Partner Resources
National/International: 
National
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Family Strengthening
    • Fatherhood
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Support
    • Child Welfare
  • Special Populations
    • Non-custodial Parents
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