Care Experienced Fathers Needed

Researching Reform

A study being carried out by Coventry University and the University of Warwick aims to explore what fatherhood is like for men who were in care as children, and they need care experienced fathers to take part.

The researchers are looking for fathers aged over 18 who were in local authority care as children, and who now have regular contact with at least one biological child aged 0-16 years old.

The new research study was tweeted by trainee clinical psychologist, Emma Dandy, on 19th August. Though Emma’s role in the study is not clear, her professional background might suggest that this study may assess participants’ mental health as part of its remit.

The flyer Emma shared offers the following information:

  • Willing participants will be interviewed for 60-90 minutes
  • The questions will focus on experiences around foster care, and being a father
  • Interviews are set to take place at the…

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