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FRPN Free Webinar > State Approaches to Including Fathers in Programs and Policies

Posted by Melissa Steward

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

Another free webinar is coming that we thought you'd like to know about!

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Title:
State Approaches to Including Fathers in Programs and Policies

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Online registration is now open!

The 11th Fatherhood Research and Practice Network (FRPN) learning community webinar will feature presenters from Ohio, South Carolina and Kansas discussing how employment and fatherhood services are delivered in their states. The discussion will highlight the origin and role of fatherhood commissions; collaborations between child support agencies and fatherhood programs; funding and program sustainability; effective ways to engage fathers in the child support system; use of “enhanced child support services” (driver’s license suspension and state debt forgiveness); return on investment studies on fatherhood programs; and why and how other states might support fatherhood programs. 
 
Presenters include:
 
Ohio 
Kimberly Dent,  Executive Director, Ohio Commission on Fatherhood 
Aldonis Grimes, Director, Cuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative 
 
South Carolina 
Patricia Littlejohn, Executive Director, South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families 
Stephen Yarborough, Assistant Director, Office of Policy and Training, Child Support Services Division, SCDSS
 
Kansas
Deanne Dinkel, Public Service Executive, Department for Children and Families, Child Support Services Division 
Ishaku Miaikori, Director, Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas 
 
Register for the webinar here
 

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