12th Annual Fatherhood Solution Conference

12th Annual Fatherhood Solution Conference


* Please note that the DCFS registration block is full at this time.

CII is pleased to announce our


12th Annual Fatherhood Solution Conference


Fatherhood Involvement: Shaping the Next Generation




PROGRAM SCHEDULE


7:30 am – 8:30 am   Registration/Continental Breakfast


8:30 – 10:15 am       Welcome/Open Plenary Session




10:30 – 11:30 am     Workshop Session A


11:45 – 1:30 pm       Luncheon Plenary Session  


1:45 – 2:45 pm         Workshop Session B


3:00 – 4:00 pm         Workshop Session C


4:00 – 4:30 pm         Certificates of Attendance/Continuing Education Credits




Discover new ways to build and strengthen relationships between fathers and their children.  Join nationally recognized experts and your colleagues for a daylong exploration of the most important and least discussed issues related to fatherhood.


Including:


Angela Parks-Pyles


Deputy Director of Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services Contract Services Bureau
Angela Parks-Pyles provides executive administration for Community-Based Support Division, Youth Development Services Division and Volunteers and Interns Program. In addition, she is tasked with establishing the Department’s Office of Equity, which will provide opportunities to reduce implicit bias and increase racial and cultural equity.




Tova Walsh, PhD, MSW
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Tova Walsh is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Research on Poverty and Center for Child and Family Well-Being. Her research focuses on strategies to better engage and serve fathers in child and family programs.


Herb J. Wesson Jr.
City Council President
Herb J. Wesson, Jr. has served as the President of the Los Angeles City Council since 2011. Mr. Wesson is the first African American to hold the position of Council President and has been re-elected three times. During his tenure, he has presided over policy initiatives including raising the minimum wage, pension reform and consolidating city elections.




Who should attend: community service providers, policy advocates, government representatives, mental health professionals, public health professionals, and community members






CHECK OUT THE CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS!



  • REENTRY IN LOS ANGELES: GIVING FORMERLY INCARCERATED ANGELENOS THE SECOND CHANCES THEY NEED AND DESERVE

  • YOU’RE ONLY AS HEALTHY AS YOUR CHILDREN ARE: UNDERSTANDING THE MEN IN RELATIONSHIP GROUP MODEL (MIRG) AS AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY FOR ENGAGING FATHER TO SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES IF RAISING HEALTHY CHILDREN

  • THE MORE WE GET TOGETHER

  • THE SECRET TO SUCCESSFUL FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

  • WHAT DADS DO DIFFERENTLY: HELPING SPANISH-SPEAKING FATHERS RECOGNIZE THEIR UNIQUE CONTRIBUTIONS 

  • FROM INVISIBLE TO SACRED: HEALING WOUNDED FATHERS

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHARED CORE PRACTICE MODEL

  • CHILD SUPPORT 101

  • IMMIGRATION JOURNEY

  • DAD’S AND MENTAL WELLNESS: ADDRESSING UNIQUE UNDERLYING NEEDS OF FATHERS

  • THE IMPACT OF THE FATHERHOOD MOVEMENT: PROJECT FATHERHOOD

  • A SOCIALLY RELEVANT APPROACH TO HELP HEAL YOUTH AND COMMUNITY TRAUMA

  • RACIAL DISPARITIES IN MOTHERS AND INFANT MORTALITY

  • THE IMPACT OF THE FATHERHOOD MOVEMENT: PROJECT FATHERHOOD 




Regular Registration Rates = $145/pp – May 4, 2019 – while tickets last


Please contact please contact Project Fatherhood Director, Keith Parker, at KParker@childrensinstitute.org  for more information about group rates.






For more information on group discounts or to submit a proposal to present, please contact Project Fatherhood Director, Keith Parker at KParker@childrensinstitute.org.


For more information about Project Fatherhood visit us: https://www.childrensinstitute.org/project-fatherhood/






Discounted Room Rate at The Westin LAX – $149/night.  Book here by May 21, 2019, if interested:


12th Annual Fatherhood Conference June 2019


Discounted Self-Parking is $16/day.  Valet is $20.


Continuing Education Credits: up to 4 credits available for PSY, MFT, and LCSW


APA: Children’s Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Children’s Institute, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  The California Board of Behavioral Science (BBS) now recognizes APA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs and MFTs.



CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY:


By registering for this training the agency is liable for the registration fee, which is fully refundable up to June 3, 2019. Registration is transferrable prior to the start of the training. Once the training begins, fees are non-refundable/transferrable and no partial refunds will be given.








For the Complaint/Grievance Procedure information, please go to: https://www.childrensinstitute.org/professional-resources/



Thank you to our Partners and Sponsors!


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