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Free Webinar > FRPN to Host Webinar on Measuring Economic Security Outcomes in Fatherhood Programs

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Apr 26, 2016

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. EST, the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network (FRPN) will host a free webinar for fatherhood practitioners and researchers. Learn more information and register in this post...

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As you well know, NFI is committed to helping you help dads. In so doing, NFI's President Christopher A. Brown serves on the FRPN steering committee and enjoys keeping to updated on fatherhood and family information...like this opportunity to register for a free webinar hosted by the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN). 

Here's a quick reminder about the goals of the FRPN...

The FRPN seeks to:

  • Promote rigorous evaluation of fatherhood programs.
  • Expand the number of researchers and practitioners collaborating to evaluate these programs.
  • Disseminate information that leads to effective fatherhood practice and evaluation research.

The FRPN will host its next webinar for researchers and practitioners on Tuesday, May 17. More information can be found below.

Webinar Title: Measuring Economic Security Outcomes in Fatherhood Programs 

Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. EST 

Most fatherhood programs seek to improve economic security for participants and their children. This Fatherhood Research & Practice Network webinar will explore how outcomes, such as employment, earnings, child support payments and financial well-being, are measured using self-reports and agency records.

The challenges associated with generating reliable information using each approach will be addressed. FRPN will also discuss qualitative assessments of economic well-being that focus on stable housing, food security and other day-to-day indicators. 

The featured speakers for this free webinar include:

  • Bret Barden, Research Associate, MDRC
  • Elaine Sorensen, Senior Advisor, US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Support Enforcement
  • David J. Pate Jr, Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Register for this free webinar "Measuring Economic Security Outcomes in Fatherhood Programs" here.

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