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FRPN Free Webinar > Two Generation Strategies to Engage and Serve Low-Income Fathers

Posted by Melissa Steward


NFI President Christopher A. Brown sits on the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) advisory committee. FRPN has announced their next (and ninth!) free webinar for researchers and practitioners.


Two Generation Strategies to Engage and Serve Low-Income Fathers

Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Online registration is now open!

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. EST, the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) will host its ninth learning community webinar.  

This webinar will present new approaches to engaging low-income fathers to improve their parenting skills and/or relationships with their children. Three programs working to get fathers and their children involved in interactive activities that are also embedded with parenting information and feedback will be highlighted. Preliminary research findings for all three approaches are promising. Each program is being scaled up and adapted to new settings and populations. The featured programs and researchers include:

Just Beginning (aka “Baby Elmo”): Rachel Barr, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Georgetown University and Terry Harrak, Just Beginning Program Manager, Youth Law Center, San Francisco

The Fathers and Sons Program: Cleopatra Howard Caldwell, Ph.D. Professor of Health, Behavior and Health Education and Director, Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture and Health, University of Michigan

The Coaching Our Acting-Out Children Program: Heightening Essential Skills (COACHES) Program: Gregory Fabiano, Ph.D., Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology, University at Buffalo

Register for the FRPN webinar here


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