Adaptation of an existing measure to assess professionals’ attitudes regarding the importance of involving fathers in interventions with families

@article{Gervais2018AdaptationOA,
  title={Adaptation of an existing measure to assess professionals’ attitudes regarding the importance of involving fathers in interventions with families},
  author={Christine L M Gervais and Sophie Meunier and Francine deMontigny and Diane Dubeau},
  journal={Science of Nursing and Health Practices - Science infirmi{\`e}re et pratiques en sant{\'e}},
  year={2018}
}
  • C. Gervais, S. Meunier, D. Dubeau
  • Published 26 June 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Science of Nursing and Health Practices - Science infirmière et pratiques en santé
Introduction: Despite greater father participation in child care/rearing nowadays and the challenge of involving fathers in nursing interventions, no instrument exists to measure professional attitudes toward father involvement in family interventions. Objectives: The aim of this study was to adapt an existing measure that assesses nurse… 

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