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Early Registration for 13th Annual National Fatherhood & Families Conference Ends Soon!


EARLY REGISTRATION OPPORTUNITY: Our upcoming conference, the 13th consecutive year its been held, will take place at the Westin LAX Hotel, Los Angeles, CA. Each year we choose a different faculty with over 75 selected from diverse fatherhood and families practitioners, advocates, researchers, and other interested parties. We seek to minimize financial burden, while at the same time providing an opportunity for fatherhood and families professional to be exposed to the wonderful information and networking opportunities our conferences provide so please take advantage of early registration savings. Complete Agenda and Partial Faculty Listing Click on the Conference Agenda

We are expecting over 650 professionals and parents from around the country. The program we are planning includes several tracks that will provide participants with tools and materials they can use to take back to their respective communities and share with fatherhood and families service deliver partners and local advocates. The following are among the issues we intend to address in workshops and plenary sessions:

Two Certification Tracks that will be certified by Arizona State University/OAIP *Developing Social Media Campaign For Your Program *Fatherhood Practitioner/Healthy Marriage Relationship Educator Certification

Track Sessions 1. Developing Social Media Campaign For Your Program; 2. Fatherhood Practitioner/Healthy Marriage Relationship Educator; 3. Fathers Role In Decreasing Incidents of Neglect and Abuse and Domestic Violence; 4. Child Support as an Effective Partner Building Father & Family Assets; 5. Developing Programs for Teen Parents; 6. Fatherhood-Male-Child Health; 7. Fund Development and Organizational Capacity Building; and 8. Many more sessions over the four day national conference.

Plenary Panel discussions will include the following topics: 1. Fathers and Families Research, Policy & Practice; 2. Women & Leadership: Fatherhood, Marriage, Child Support, Policy and Mentoring; 3. Faith Based Marriage & Fatherhood Programs

Keynote Ms. Acacia Bamberg Salatti, Deputy Director U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Secretary Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships

Confirmed Evening Presentation Guests : During our -Annual Awards Red Tie-Red Dress Gala honoring fathers, leaders, and community servants we will recognize Father Greg Boyle of Los Angeles and very proud to honor Mr. Cedric the entertainer Kyles with other featured speakers and guests to highlight the importance of father involvement and healthy marriages. Complete Agenda and Partial Faculty Listing Click on the Conference Agenda

Address: 5400 West Century Boulevard- Los Angeles, CA 90045
CONFERENCE CODE: Fathers & Families Coalition of America

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