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.
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.