The Impact of SafeCare® Dads to Kids Program on Father Maltreatment Risk and Involvement: Outcomes and Lessons Learned from and Efficacy Trial.
Self-Brown, Shannon. Osborne, Melissa C. Boyd, Clinton. Brown, Natasha DeVausse. Rostad, Whitney. Patterson, Alexandria. Baker, Evander. Thomas, Akilah. McAdam, Elizabeth M. Jackson, Matt. Glasheen, Theresa L. Lai, Betty.
Published: September 2018
Child Abuse & Neglect
Vol. 83 , p. 31-41
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A study examined the efficacy of an adapted version of SafeCare (Dad2K) with 99 marginalized fathers with children ages 2-5 years. Qualitative data were collected from 11 intervention father completers and indicate no statistically significant time-by-treatment findings for father involvement, total corporal punishment, or neglect. Qualitative findings indicate the Dad2K completers exhibited positive knowledge and behavioral change rated to parenting.
child abuse; child neglect; prevention; parent education; father involvement; physical abuse; fathers; father child relationships; parent education; child rearing