Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Parenting Skills for Young Dads in Detention: Breaking the cycle of abuse and neglect A grant proposal
by Bernal, Crystal, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2013, 72; 1523259
Abstract (Summary)

Common themes that arise in working with adolescent mothers are the lack of involvement from incarcerated adolescent fathers and the scarcity of services available for them. This grant proposal targets incarcerated adolescent fathers and their families to establish healthy, long-lasting relationships through the provisions of educational and parenting skills. Children with adolescent fathers who are incarcerated suffer the most consequences. Thus, efforts promoting father involvement intent to also ameliorate child abuse, neglect, and maltreatment. Parenting Skills for Young Dads in Detention (PSYDD), provides psycho-educational and supportive services through a 10-week program, along with a father-child relationship-building component to focus on improving the quality of relationships between the fathers, their children, and the mothers of their children. The proposed program will promote the strengthening of family ties. The actual funding and submission of this grant proposal were not requirements for the successful completion of this project.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Molidor, Christian, Pasztor, Eileen Mayers
Commitee: Campbell, Venetta, Mayers Pasztor, Eileen, Ranney, Molly
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 52/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Social work, Developmental psychology, Individual & family studies
Keywords: Parenting Skills for Young Dads in Detention
Publication Number: 1523259
ISBN: 978-1-303-20723-5
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