CFRP on MIECHV Webinar: Fathers and Home Visiting

March 12, 2015fathers, home visiting

030415CFRP Director Cynthia Osborne was asked to talk about the Texas home visiting evaluation on the Design Options for Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Evaluation (DOHVE) Evaluation Webinar Series on March 4, 2015. She spoke about one of several interventions aiming to enhance the home visiting programs, strategies to increase father participation.

Dr. Osborne answered several key questions:

  1. How do fathers participate in home visiting programs?
  2. What are the barriers to father participation?
  3. What program strategies are associated with higher levels of father participation?
  4. How do home visitor characteristics enhance and limit the effectiveness of father engagement strategies?
  5. How do family characteristics enhance and limit the effectiveness of father engagement strategies?

For the full presentation, please see below. See more on CFRP’s research on home visiting and father participation in home visiting.

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Date: March 4, 2015
Event: Design Options for Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Evaluation (DOHVE) Evaluation Webinar Series
Title: Increasing Father Participation in Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs
Presenter: Dr. Cynthia Osborne