Articles and Publications

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Caring Dads Theory Manual

Katreena L. Scott (May 2010)

This manual describes the theory behind the Caring Dads program for fathers who have maltreated their children, exposed them to abuse of their mother, or are at high-risk for these behaviours.

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Offenders as Fathers: Building Capacity for Fathering

Smita Vir Tyagi, Ph.D., C.Psych., Maggie Clarke, M.A (August 2011)

This article reports on the authors' experience of running a fathering program for men at the Ontario Correctional Institute (OCI), a 220 bed, medium security provincial prison for adult male offenders in Brampton, Ontario.

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Caring Dads Intake: Response to Respect

Katreena L. Scott (January 2012)

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Why Fathers are an Essential Target of Intervention to End Children’s Experiences of Violence and Abuse Within the Home

Katreena L. Scott

At press

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Effecting change in maltreating fathers: Critical principles for intervention planning

Katreena L. Scott and Claire V. Crooks

Spring 2004, Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 11, 95-111

This paper outlines the theoretical background for the Caring Dads program.

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Pilot Implementation of the Caring Dads Program for Abusive and At-Risk Fathers

Katreena L. Scott

Prepared for: The Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children (London, Ontario, Canada)

This Final Report describes the first two Caring Dads pilot groups.

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Guidelines for Intervention with Abusive Fathers

Katreena L. Scott, Karen J. Francis, Claire V. Crooks, Michelle Paddon, and David A. Wolfe (2006)

Accountability guidelines for intervention with abusive fathers (pp. 102-117). In O. Williams, & J. Edleson, (Eds.) Parenting by men who batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention. New York, NY: Oxford University Press

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Eliciting change in maltreating fathers: Goals, processes, and desired outcomes

Claire V. Crooks, Katreena L. Scott, Karen J. Francis, Tim Kelly, and Maureen Reid (2006)

Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 13, 71-81

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Intervention for Abusive Fathers: Promising Practices in Court and Community Responses

Katreena L. Scott and Claire V. Crooks

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