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Uncategorized archive for blog posts for articles about single fathers and what to do after a divorce. We strive to help fathers make sense of the law and ways to positively effect their children and deal with custody issues.

“I Want to Make Sure I’m Doing What It Takes” Parental Role Changes Following Separation

Ray Petren (in photo), PhD, Melissa Labuda, PhD, Mike Anthony In the Fall of 2017, Dr. Ray Petren, Dr. Melissa Labuda and Mike Anthony (undergraduate student in Human Development and Family Studies) at the Pennsylvania State University Scranton gathered mothers and fathers recently separated and enrolled in divorce classes to study their perceptions of role

By |2019-08-09T18:10:38+00:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 |2019-08-13T13:50:07+00:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Written Congressional Testimony from Dr. Joel Myers, DRC Founder and Board Chair

Celebrating Fathers and Families: Federal Support for Responsible Fatherhood Written Testimony from Dr. Joel Myers, DRC Founder and Board Chair On June 11, a Congressional hearing reviewing discussed increased Federal support for fatherhood programs. Individuals who work in or benefited from fatherhood programs testified to the importance of responsible fatherhood programs and the need to

By |2019-07-25T17:08:58+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

THE FATHER FACTOR

THE FATHER FACTOR: A Critical Link in Building Family Prosperity Reimagining Father Engagement for the 21st Century Family It takes a village to raise a child is an African proverb expressing the truth that an entire community of people must interact with children for them to experience and grow in a safe and healthy environment. Mothers, fathers, grandparents,

By |2019-07-02T16:31:32+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The “Boy Crisis”: Fathering Component Grounded in Father Disenfranchisement

Dr. Warren Farrell, co-author of "The Boy Crisis" and chairman of the Coalition to Create a White House Council on Boys and Men, recently talked about the Boy Crisis in an opinion piece published in USA Today. The multi-faceted boy crisis encompasses issues and challenges in education, mental health, purpose and fathering. DRC programming and

By |2019-06-18T11:48:05+00:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Father’s Day: Reflecting on the Changing Role of Fathers

We are in a changing world with fewer intact “traditional” families and more blurred roles of mother and father. Facing a higher divorce rate than any other time in history, the best and healthiest outcome for a child in a divorced or separated family is for both parents to agree, as best they can, on

By |2019-06-12T17:29:36+00:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrating Father’s Day for Separated Families

Celebrating Father’s Day for Separated Families Next month we will be celebrating Father’s Day, giving well-deserved recognition to the priceless contributions and sacrifices that fathers make for the best interest and welfare of their children. Dad’s guide, teach and help their children to develop into healthy, functioning, responsible adults. Celebrating holidays in general can be

By |2019-05-15T15:37:20+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Call to statewide Action to Increase Father Involvement

DRC Joins The Strong Families Commission in Calling for Statewide Action to Increase Father Involvement Through Service and Policy Inclusion Dads’ Resource Center is joining The Strong Families Commission, Incorporated (THE COMMISSION) and the Symposium Organizing Committee (SOC) to address the unintended and adverse consequences of father absence or non-involvement in the lives of Pennsylvania’s

By |2019-05-02T14:25:43+00:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. It was first observed nationally in April 2001. The theme, slogan, resources and materials for the national SAAM campaign are coordinated by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center https://www.nsvrc.org/

By |2019-04-10T14:27:15+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ratio of Female and Male CYS Staff

The Dads' Resource Center has concluded its second study researching potential biases toward fathers within Pennsylvania courts, legal system, and county and human services agencies. This study reviewed the ratio of male to female staff and supervisors in the Office of Children and Youth (CYS) for every county in Pennsylvania. The study shows the ratio

By |2019-04-08T18:34:17+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments