ROI: Fatherhood training produces potential of $177,000 in benefits

Is it possible to measure the economic value of good parenting? Some recent research says yes, and even provides a dollar value. A study conducted for the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network estimates the total economic value of benefits due to successful participation in a Responsible Fatherhood program could reach about $177,000 per father and about $32,000 to $38,000 per child.