University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
School of Human
Environmental Sciences

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University of Kentucky
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Great Dads Make Grand Dads

Principles Supporting Fatherhood
  • All fathers can be important contributors to the well-being of their children.

  • Parents are partners in raising their children, even when they do not live in the same household.

  • The roles fathers play in families is diverse and related to cultural and community norms.

  • Men should receive the education and support necessary to prepare them for the responsibility of parenthood.

  • CES can encourage and promote father involvement through its programs and through its own workforce policies.

Adapted from

University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, An Equal Opportunity University
Copyright 2016