This article describes a group psychoeducational course for preparing teenage fathers for parenthood. The course includes three modules. Module 1 is designed to help young fathers to clarify their attitudes about masculinity and fatherhood. Module 2 covers child development and child care. Module 3 is focused on teaching responsible sexual behavior. This article concludes with suggestions for how to incorporate fatherhood training into other services for adolescent fathers.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Social Psychology
- Developmental and Educational Psychology