Meeting CFSR Standards Report

The benefits of father involvement in the lives of children have been well-established. However, child welfare agencies continue to struggle with implementing father involvement policies and practice.

All states are required to participate in the federal Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSR) that measure outcomes in child welfare agencies. While there is no specific measure for father involvement, there are four relevant proxies under a Child Well-Being Outcome.

The National Family Preservation Network (NPFN) has developed this guide to assist child welfare agencies improve their practice and outcomes on father involvement.

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