The Parents as Teachers Promoting Responsible Fatherhood Project: Evaluation of “Dads in the Mix,” an Exemplary Site
Tomoko Wakabayashi, Karen A. Guskin, Jan Watson, Kate McGilly, and Larry L. Klinger, Jr.
- Parents as Teachers (PAT)
Purpose: Describe a case study of the "Dads in the Mix" program, a partnership between the Parents as Teachers Responsible Fatherhood Project and the Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU3) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Example Topics Addressed:
Overview of the PAT Responsible Fatherhood Project and the "Dad in the Mix" program
Strategies that enabled the program to successfully recruit, retain and engage low-income fathers
Positive differences the fathers report as a result of participating in “Dads in the Mix”
Data Collection Methods
- Standardized assessment tools
- Surveys or questionnaires
For More Information
Wakabayashi, T., Guskin, K. A., Watson, J., McGilly, K., & Klinger Jr., L. L. (2011). The Parents as Teachers Promoting Responsible Fatherhood Project: Evaluation of “Dads in the Mix,” an exemplary site. Parents as Teachers. https://www.fatherhood.gov/sites/default/files/Resource%20Files/e000002466.pdf
- Program Enhancements, Innovations, and Promising Approaches
- Program Quality, Continuous Quality Improvement, and Fidelity
- Participant Recruitment, Retention, Engagement, and Dosage