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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.

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 |2020-01-08T17:38:41+00:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips for Separated Parents During the Holidays

Let’s face it, the holidays can be stressful for families even in the best circumstances. But with the added stress of separation or divorce, long-distance relationships or co-parenting, what’s supposed to be the most joyous time of the year can be a challenge for fathers and their families. Parenting experts have solid suggestions for coping

By |2019-12-16T14:10:12+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 |2019-12-12T13:48:43+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 |2019-11-06T13:09:00+00:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dads’ Resource Center Guardian Ad Litem Survey

Individuals who play a major role in the outcomes of child custody cases in Pennsylvania have virtually no oversight or professional standards in hiring or training, which could lead to potentially harmful consequences for thousands of children in the child welfare system, according to a new survey by the Dads’ Resource Center (DRC). The survey

By |2019-09-24T18:31:58+00:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 |2019-09-21T11:27:14+00:00September 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

“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