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Enhancing the Role of the Father in Children’s Development

Father with 3 sons“Research on fathers’ influence on child development has gradually moved beyond simple measures of the quantity of father involvement towards reliable and meaningful measure of the nature, or quality of fathers’ relationships with their children,” writes Mark Lynn, PhD, in his Clinical Science Insight white paper, “Enhancing the Role of the Father in Children’s Development: A contextually informed approach”.

This white paper discusses how a fathers’ involvement in parenting is more heavily influenced by a variety of personal and contextual factors, including religion, than a mothers’ involvement.

Read the entire white paper.

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