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Strengthening the Couple and Family Relationships of Fathers Behind Bars: The Promise and Perils of Corrections-Based Programming.

Publication Year: 
2009
Personal Author: 
Smiley-McDonald, Hope.
Herman-Stahl, Mindy.
Lindquist, Christine.
Bir, Anupa.
McKay, Tasseli.
Corporate Author: 
United States Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
Briefing Materials
Page Count: 
10

This brief describes the work of Responsible Fatherhood, Marriage and Family Strengthening Grants for Incarcerated and Re-entering Fathers and Their Partners (MFS-IP) grantees in delivering programming in correctional facilities. The brief documents challenges faced by grantees, including logistical barriers, recruitment problems, and challenges retaining incarcerated fathers in programming. (Author abstract)

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