Mom as Gateway

Mom as Gateway is a workshop designed to address what is known as Maternal Gatekeeping – when a mother’s beliefs about a father, as well as her behaviors, hinder a father’s involvement with his children. Moms attend three 1-hour workshops that emphasize the importance of paternal involvement and aim to facilitate co-parenting by breaking down barriers between mothers and fathers.

National Fatherhood Initiative, 2008

Evidence Rating: I

Cost: Yes

Additional Info: $45.99 for workshop manual, which includes handouts for participants.


Parenting Education Partner Involvement

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