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Free Webinar from FRPN: Using Cellphone Technology in Fatherhood Programs and Research

Posted by Melissa Steward

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Sep 8, 2016

Advancements in technology are changing the way we communicate with each other and can have a profound impact in recruitment and engagement of individuals in human services programs.

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NFI President Christopher A. Brown sits on FRPN's advisory committee and on Tuesday, October 4 at 12 p.m. EST, the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) will host a free webinar for researchers and practitioners entitled: Using Cellphone Technology in Fatherhood Programs and Research. Four presentations will be included in this webinar. 

“Engaging low-income parents in school nutrition through the use of text messaging: Text2BHealthy”.

Presenter: Lindsey Zemeir, faculty extension assistant, Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program. 

Promoting real-time information sharing and peer support through online job clubs: The Newark Smartphone Reentry Project

Presenter: Naomi Sugie, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, Law and Society, UC Irvine. 

Using Cellphones to Engage Fathers: The Healthy Start Experience in New Haven, CT.

Presenter: Kenn Harris, director, New Haven Healthy Start and President of the National Healthy Start Association.

Using Cellphone Technologies to Engage and Retain Men in Responsible Fathering Services. 

Presenter: Anna Hayward, Associate Professor, Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare.

Learn more about the presentations and register for the October 4th FRPN webinar here.

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