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Introduction This is a great program and deserves to be copied throughout the country One of its good aspects is that, in the light of the appeal for "Male-friendly" health services by the National Male Health Policy it recommends not just more action from the fathers but...
10/27/2015 9:04:38 AM
  Many services are, by default, geared up to meeting the needs of 'children and families' which tends to exclude men and dads...   A key challenge for many service providers is understanding and actioning the appropriate ways to reach out, engage and communicate to me...
5/21/2012 3:52:56 PM
  Addressing mail to both parents results in greater responses from fathers and mothers...   The Fatherhood Institute is the UK's leading expert in father-inclusive practice, with a significant body of knowledge and research around improving the rates of involvement by...
7/10/2012 12:21:33 PM
  Services need to be conscious that men approach and reach to fathering in different ways....   Services that adopt an active approach to engaging with men typically achieve better outcomes overall. Engaging with male clients as well as with female clients takes only ...
6/12/2014 1:56:13 PM
Introduction The Aboriginal Cultural Contact Program has been developed and implemented by Mr Rick Welsh at The Shed in Mount Druitt, NSW to engage Aboriginal Fathers and their famlies with their children. The program introduces and teaches the children about their Aborigi...
8/25/2014 11:15:06 AM
  Some people say like father like son. But I think they are wrong. Like father like daughter. I’m exactly like my Dad. Not in looks. In personality. We both like fishing and picnics.” Emma (Year 6).   Although this resource is from the UK, it can apply to any school s...
3/17/2017 2:21:42 PM
This program arose out of a realisation that while there are groups for new mothers to attend, there were not any father-specific groups for dads and their children to attend. In conjunction with the Sutherland Health Service, the convener was able to start a pilot program f... 2/12/2013 2:07:13 PM
  Children and babies are looking for a connection with you, and this happens when you are playing with them, talking to them and giving your children your full attention.   Evidence shows that dads who spend quality time connecting with their young children help their...
4/20/2015 4:53:33 PM
Introduction Although this website is made by Aboriginal men for Aboriginal dads it applies to all new dads. Becoming a dad can be a wonderful experience but it also has its challenges. Life changes after having a baby, and it is important to try to find a healthy balance be...
11/10/2015 9:50:53 AM
This a set of poster and factsheet resources with supporting video content that promotes the role of an involved father in managing child and personal health within families with a mental illness. Resources provided for fathers cover physical and emotional wellbeing, managin...
8/27/2012 9:33:02 AM
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