APPENDIX

Workshop Agenda

America's Fathers: Abiding and Emerging Roles, in Family and Econmic Support Policies

National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

September 26-28, 1993

September 26

5:30-6:00p

Reception

6:00-7:00p

Dinner

7:00-7:15p

Welcome, Introductions, Opening Remarks

Donald Wertlieb

7:15-7:45p

Fathers' Engagement in Family and Economic Support Programs: Opportunities and Challenges

Thomas Downey

7:45-8:00p

Question and Answer Session

8:00-8:30p

Historical Changes in the Role of Fathers in the U.S.

Tamara Hareven

8:30-9:00p

Question and Answer Session / Discussion



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America's Fathers and Public Policy: Report of a Workshop APPENDIX Workshop Agenda America's Fathers: Abiding and Emerging Roles, in Family and Econmic Support Policies National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC September 26-28, 1993 September 26 5:30-6:00p Reception 6:00-7:00p Dinner 7:00-7:15p Welcome, Introductions, Opening Remarks Donald Wertlieb 7:15-7:45p Fathers' Engagement in Family and Economic Support Programs: Opportunities and Challenges Thomas Downey 7:45-8:00p Question and Answer Session 8:00-8:30p Historical Changes in the Role of Fathers in the U.S. Tamara Hareven 8:30-9:00p Question and Answer Session / Discussion

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America's Fathers and Public Policy: Report of a Workshop September 27 8:15-9:00a Continental Breakfast 9:00-9:15a Introductory Remarks 9:15-9:45a The Diversity of Fathers' Roles Throughout the Life Course: Implications for Public Policy William Marsiglio 9:45-10:15a Impact of Different Cultural Attitudes on the Role of Fathers Richard Majors 10:15-10:45a Psychological Aspects of Fatherhood Ross Parke 10:45-11:00a Break 11:15a-noon Discussion noon-1:30p Lunch 1:30-3:00p Fathers' Roles in Intervention Programs for Children at Special Risk: Disabled, Chronically Ill, and Children Living in Poverty Panel presentations (60 min) followed by discussion (30 min) James Gallagher, Martha Krauss, Ann Turnbull 3:00-3:15p Break 3:15-4:45p Fathers' Roles in Economic Support Programs: Divorce, Child Support, and Welfare Reform Panel presentations (60 min) followed by discussion (30 min) Irwin Garfinkel, Ron Haskins, Judith Seltzer 4:45-5:00p Wrap-up discussion 6:00-7:30p Dinner 7:30-9:00p Panel—Fathers' Rights Robert Mnookin, Martha Fineman, Robert Levy   Discussion

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America's Fathers and Public Policy: Report of a Workshop September 28 8:15-9:00a Continental Breakfast 9:00-10:30a Fathers' Roles in Teenage Parenting Programs Panel presentations (60 min) followed by discussion (30 min) Elijah Anderson, Charles Ballard, Darryl Ward 10:30a-noon Synthesis discussion: What do we know about factors that facilitate vs. hinder fathers' involvement in family and economic support programs? How is our answer to this question informed/shaped by historical, cultural, psychological, and lifespan perspectives? Are there mismatches between this knowledge base and assumptions presently embedded in public policies? Where is more research needed? Noon-1:30p Lunch 1:30p Adjourn