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[Free Webinar] New FRPN Webinar - Fatherhood & COVID-19: A Conversation about Practice, Research and Policy

Posted by Melissa Byers

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Oct 13, 2020


Tuesday, October 20, 2020
12-1:30 p.m. EDT

Findings from FRPN-Funded Projects 4: Fatherhood and Public Policy - Employment among Fathers with Criminal Records, CPS-Investigated Maltreatment by Fathers, Including Fathers in Homeless Shelters and Addressing Domestic Violence in Fatherhood Programs

How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting fatherhood programs? The Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) will convene a team of experts to discuss adaptations, experiences, outcomes, lessons learned and research needed to more effectively serve fathers during this time. Discussion topics will highlight:

  • New challenges being a father
  • New programming formats
  • Technology and staff training
  • Virtual fatherhood summits
  • Research on virtual formats
  • Fatherhood policy
  • Emerging research questions



  • Armon Perry, 4 Your Child and University of Louisville, Kentucky
  • Cheri Tillis, Fathers and Families Support Center, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Richard Tolman, University of Michigan, School of Social Work
  • Amy Lindholm, State Court Administrative Office, Michigan
  • Laurie Friedman, Temple University, School of Social Work
  • Erin P. Frisch, Director, Michigan Office of Child Support

Register for the FRPN webinar here.


Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

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