Figuring It Out for the Child (FIOC)

About the Project

The purpose of this grant of Dr. James McHale, Director of the Family Study Center at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, is to conduct a randomized controlled trial for his Figuring It Out for the Child (FIOC) prenatal co-parenting intervention for African American families. Dr. McHale's intervention has received support from key African American stakeholders in St. Petersburg, Florida's health and human service and faith-based communities as a way to improve communication and parenting skills among unmarried fathers and mothers to improve outcomes for their children.

Principal Investigator

Carla Stover, PhD

Funding Agency

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)