Title

The Parents as Teachers Promoting Responsible Fatherhood Project: Evaluation of “Dads in the Mix,” an Exemplary Site

Date

2011

Author(s)

Tomoko Wakabayashi, Karen A. Guskin, Jan Watson, Kate McGilly, and Larry L. Klinger, Jr.

Type of Product

Report

Model(s)

  • Parents as Teachers (PAT)

Description

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

Status

Finished

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

Topics

  • Program Enhancements, Innovations, and Promising Approaches
  • Program Quality, Continuous Quality Improvement, and Fidelity
  • Participant Recruitment, Retention, Engagement, and Dosage