Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

2019 Edition
| Editors: Jay L. Lebow, Anthony L. Chambers, Douglas C. Breunlin

CLFC Fatherhood Program

  • Ted N. StraderEmail author
  • Christopher Kokoski
  • David Collins
  • Steven Shamblen
  • Patrick Mckiernan
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_990

Name of Model

The Creating Lasting Family Connections® Fatherhood Program: Family Reintegration (CLFCFP)


The Creating Lasting Family Connections Fatherhood Program (CLFCFP) is a manualized intervention designed to help men (and women) in paternal roles experiencing (or at risk for) family dissonance through any form of physical or emotional separation who wish to return to their paternal role in their own family and community. Family separation might be due to marital difficulties, military service, mental health or substance use disorder treatment, incarceration, out-of-town work assignments, or other challenging circumstances. The CLFCFP consists of three standard modules (parenting and family relationship skills, effective communication/refusal skills and family alcohol and other drug prevention and intervention) delivered in 16 to 18 two-hour sessions.

CLFCFP is designed to modify the attitudes of participants and help them to (1) strengthen families and establish...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ted N. Strader
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Christopher Kokoski
    • 1
  • David Collins
    • 3
  • Steven Shamblen
    • 3
  • Patrick Mckiernan
    • 4
  1. 1.Council on Prevention and Education: Substances (COPES)LouisvilleUSA
  2. 2.CLFC National Training Center, Resilient Futures Network, LLCLouisvilleUSA
  3. 3.Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE)BeltsvilleUSA
  4. 4.University of LouisvilleLouisvilleUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Heather Pederson
    • 1
  • Diana Semmelhack
    • 2
  1. 1.Council for RelationshipsPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Midwestern UniversityDowners GroveUSA