How to Find a Good Child Custody Attorney

Finding a Good Child Custody Attorney  By Dads' Resource Center Executive Director Jeffrey Scott Steiner, M.Ed.   The legal profession is like any other profession – there are good, better than average, average, below average and bad lawyers. With hourly fees of $200+ and retainers of thousands of dollars most fathers involved in custody negotiations

By |2021-03-31T19:01:19+00:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Child Custody, Fatherhood News|0 Comments

National Fatherhood Initiative

Founded in 1994, the National Fatherhood Initiative is the biggest fatherhood organization in the country and provides a treasure trove of information and tools for those of us who are committed to building greater father family involvement. While we have to continue to forge ahead with building allies and sources in this worthy cause, it

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Children Need Both Parents Now More Than Ever

Today, the best outcome for a child in a divorced or separated situation is for both parents to agree, as best they can, on custody arrangements and co-parenting rules and protocols. Children who maintain healthy and quality relationships with both their mother and father following parental separation often experience better adjustments and more positive rates

By |2021-03-01T20:02:43+00:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Fatherhood News|Comments Off on Children Need Both Parents Now More Than Ever

Partnering with Dads to Promote Family Wellbeing

The Partnering with Dads to Promote Family Wellbeing webinar was held on April 1, 2020. It was hosted by the Center for Schools and Communities with support from the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL). Presenters: Larry Klinger, M.Ed, Program Supervisor Family & Community Education Services and Adult Education and Workforce Development Allegheny

By |2021-03-01T19:26:30+00:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Fatherhood News|Comments Off on Partnering with Dads to Promote Family Wellbeing

Dad Pro Tip – National Library Lovers Month

They are free and everywhere, and you can help to stoke an interest in literacy in your kiddos by taking advantage of them. Here are seven reasons to rediscover your local library this February and celebrate National #LibraryLoversMonth: #1 Children who read who are read to at least three times a week by a family member

By |2021-03-01T19:27:18+00:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Fatherhood News|Comments Off on Dad Pro Tip – National Library Lovers Month

Dr. Joel N. Myers receives Pennsylvania Fatherhood Award

DAD’ RESOURCE CENTER FOUNDER DR. JOEL N. MYERS RECEIVES STRONG FAMILIES COMMISSION’S FIRST “PENNSYLVANIA FATHERHOOD AWARD” Dr. Joel N. Myers, founder of Dads’ Resource Center and AccuWeather, received the Strong Families Commission inaugural Pennsylvania Fatherhood Award at the commission’s fifth annual meeting December 10, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pa. Myers was recognized for his leadership in

By |2021-03-01T20:03:59+00:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: Fatherhood News|Comments Off on Dr. Joel N. Myers receives Pennsylvania Fatherhood Award

Pa House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on House Bill 1397

The Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee December 9 hearing on House Bill 1397. From the testimony of Stephen Meehan, a former House Judiciary Legislative Analyst and a Volunteer Chairman for the Pennsylvania Affiliate of the National Parents Organization. "Today, Pennsylvania has more than 48,000 new child custody cases filed, into a pipeline of cases, that average

By |2021-03-01T20:04:10+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Fatherhood News|Comments Off on Pa House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on House Bill 1397

Pennsylvania a “D” in National Parents Organization Report Card

Pennsylvania has an uphill battle ahead to catch up with other states when it comes to statutes providing for shared parenting. A new ranking of states by their statutory provisions promoting shared parenting in custody arrangements puts Pennsylvania in the bottom tier. The Commonwealth received a grade of “D” according to a recent national report

By |2021-03-01T20:04:29+00:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Fatherhood News|Comments Off on Pennsylvania a “D” in National Parents Organization Report Card

Third Annual Symposium Organizing Committee Convening

Dads’ Resource Center founder Dr. Joel N. Myers told a gathering of government leaders and child and family advocates on Thursday that better education and resources and a more equitable court system are needed to help position single fathers to take and maintain a more substantial role in the lives of their children. “Children who

By |2021-03-01T20:07:07+00:00September 21st, 2019|Categories: Fatherhood News|Comments Off on Third Annual Symposium Organizing Committee Convening

Keystone Scholars Program

Fathers and mothers give different but equally important things to their children. One area that fathers most impact their children is in their education and careers. There are a lot of studies showing what we already know - children with actively engaged fathers tend to perform better in school, are more focused on post-secondary education

By |2021-03-01T20:07:18+00:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Fatherhood News|Comments Off on Keystone Scholars Program
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