The Latino Fatherhood initiative will include training in the following curriculums:
Fatherhood Parenting Curricula
24/7 Dad and SiemprePapá (the Spanish language version of 24/7 Dad). They have been independently evaluated and found to have a positive impact on fathers, and effective in improving parenting skills, fathering knowledge, and attitudes towards fathering. These curricula are appropriate to the needs of married, single, and divorced dads.
Relationship/ Marriage Curricula
Love Notes focuses on young adults whose progress in school and in employment is derailed by unplanned pregnancy, single parenting, and troubled relationships. This curriculum is especially appropriate for single fathers.
Connecting Families was developed by the Penn State Cooperative Extension and adapted by Urban Strategies for work on previous Fatherhood Projects. Topics include Understanding the Couple Relationship, Challenges of Conflict, Working as a Team, and Planning for Success.
Job Preparedness Training
The curriculum teaches students to navigate the job market by providing them with a comprehensive set of necessary skills, from resume development and interviewing skills, to dressing for success and other soft skills development. Trainings are offered in small groups of 15 or fewer to create a supportive learning environment for students. The class lasts 8 hours over the course of 2-4 weeks.