Responsible Parenting for Fathers with a History of Incarceration
$9.00 | CE Hours:3.00 | Beginning
CE Course Description
The massive growth in incarceration rates in the United States has had significant consequences for families. This CE course describes the importance of responsible parenting, a strong relationship between fathers and their partners / coparents, and economic stability for fathers who are incarcerated or were formerly incarcerated and provides recommendations based on the experiences of the Fatherhood Reentry projects for working with the reentry population.
Author: Fontaine, J., Cramer, L., and Paddock, E. Encouraging Responsible Parenting among Fathers with Histories of Incarceration. (2017). OPRE Report #2017-02. Urban Institute. Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation. Health and Human Services.; Fontaine, J., Eisenstat, J., and Cramer, L. Supporting Healthy Marriages among Fathers with Histories of Incarceration. (2017). OPRE Report #2017-03. Urban Institute. Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation. Health and Human Services.; Fontaine, J. and Kurs, E. Promoting the Economic Stability of Fathers with Histories of Incarceration. (2017). OPRE Report #2017-04. Urban Institute. Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation. Health and Human Services.
Retrieved from: https://www.urban.org/research/publication/encouraging-responsible-parenting-among-fathers-histories-incarceration; https://www.urban.org/research/publication/supporting-healthy-marriages-among-fathers-histories-incarceration; https://www.urban.org/research/publication/promoting-economic-stability-fathers-histories-incarceration
CE Course Objectives
1. Analyze why parenting activities alone may not be sufficient to overcome tense or conflict-ridden relationships between the father and his partner / coparent.
2. Explain how parenting activities strengthen the relationship between fathers and their children.
3. Select to whom services should be targeted directly to in order to have significant potential to help repair family relationships and reduce trauma.
4. Summarize three ways that programs helped prevent and address domestic violence issues.
5. Identify the assistance provided by the programs that help fathers overcome barriers to reentry that interfer with their ability to parent their children.
CE Outline with Main Points
1. Encouraging Responsible Parenting among Fathers with Histories of Incarceration
a. Importance of Parenting Activities for Fathers with Incarceration Experiences
b. Fatherhood Reentry Programs' Approaches to Providing Parenting Activities
2. Supporting Healthy Marriages among Fathers with Histories of Incarceration
a. Importance of Strengthening Family Relationships for Fathers with Incarceration Experiences
b. Fatherhood Reentry Programs' Approaches to Providing Healthy Relationship Activities
3. Promoting the Economic Stability of Fathers with Histories of Incarceration
a. Importance of Economic Stability Activities for Fathers with Incarceration Experiences
b. Fatherhood Reentry Programs' Approaches to Providing Economic Stability Activities
Social Work Approval
Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.
- Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
- Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
- Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
- Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
- Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
- ACE credit is offered for this course for social workers (followed by ACE approval statement that is currently on every ACE course page) Quantum Units Education, #1289, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/03/2020 – 01/03/2023.
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Added On: 2018-03-18