|News from the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network|
|The FRPN seeks to:
We are pleased to report that we received 70 letters of interest from projects interested in applying for the first round of FRPN funding. A select group of practitioners and researchers are currently reviewing these letters that introduce very interesting partnerships with researchers and fatherhood programs. We plan to send official invitations to submit proposals to selected applicants by August 15. The award winners will be announced after October 31. Learn more about FRPN funding opportunities.
Technical Assistance Resources
In addition to funding new research, the FRPN plans to offer free technical assistance (TA) to fatherhood programs to strengthen their ability to do evaluation research.
We understand that adding evaluation measures to a fatherhood program may seem like a daunting task. However, putting evaluation measures in place helps programs better track outcomes and potentially become more attractive to funders. Having a greater understanding of the services or interventions that are most effective will also improve the long-term sustainability of the fatherhood field.
Just what types of TA for evaluation research do fatherhood programs need? We'd like to hear from you as we build our services. Here are some of our ideas:
Contact Us to Learn More
FRPN Co-Director Jay Fagan, PhD | Professor, Temple University School of Social Work
FRPN Co-Director Jessica Pearson, PhD | Director, Center for Policy Research
FRPN Coordinator Rebecca Kaufman, MSW | Temple University
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