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FI research » Drugs and alcohol
29 September 2009
From this page you can access all the Fatherhood Institute’s Research Summaries…just click on the links below. Fatherhood Institute Main Research Summary: the Costs and Benefits of Active Fatherhood Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Young Fathers Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Separated Families Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Fathers, Mothers, Work and Family Maternal and Infant Health in the Perinatal Period: The Father’s Role Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Anti-social Behaviour and Fatherhood Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Fathers’ Influence Over Children’s Education Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Fathers Attending Births Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Fathers and Disabled Children Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Fathers and Smoking Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Fathers and Post-natal Depression Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Expectant and New Fathers’ Information Needs Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Fathers and Breastfeeding  
External research » Drugs and alcohol
24 June 2009
African-Caribbean fathers should not be viewed as a ‘hard to reach’ group and are passionate about the health and well-being of their children – but there are major barriers to their accessing of services, including: not knowing what services are available negative views and experiences of GP and hospital services the maternal focus of child health services gendered attitudes towards preventative healthcare views, experiences and anticipation of cultural and racial insensitivity. 
Practice » Drugs and alcohol
22 June 2009
Britain’s dads are more actively involved in their children’s lives than ever before. And we know fathers matter hugely to their children. 
External research » Drugs and alcohol
14 May 2009
Rosie Meek’s paper ‘The parenting possible selves of young fathers in prison’ draws on the social psychological concept of ‘possible selves’ to explore young imprisoned dads’ parenting aspirations and concerns. 
Practice » Drugs and alcohol
7 April 2009
You can download this form from the Related Documents section below, and use it to gather information about young dads accessing your service. 
Practice » Drugs and alcohol
7 April 2009
You can download the form from the Related Documents section below, and use it to give to a "third party" to take home to a dad, and return to the service.