Promoting Positive Father Involvement: A Strategy to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence in the Next Generation

This research paper focuses on positive father involvement as an Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) prevention strategy, that is, a strategy to prevent IPV before those behaviors develop in the next generation. The report provides a rationale for new investments in positive father involvement strategies including specific recommendations in the areas of research, policy, and programming. This report is situated within a broader research agenda designed to build a comprehensive strategy to engage men and boys in violence prevention.
Cooper, M., Wells, L., & Dozois, E. (2013).Promoting positive father involvement: a strategy to prevent intimate partner violence in the next generation. Calgary, AB: The University of Calgary, Shift: The Project to End Domestic Violence.