The Directive – Oct 3/16

Welcome to The Directive. This is a regular assortment of father related news stories, information, and fun stuff.

  1. The 2nd Canadian Father Invovlement Conference is booked for Mar 1 & 2, 2017 in Winnpeg, MB.  This year’s focus is Side-by-Side: Strategies for Working with Vulnerable Fathers.  We are presently accepting submissions for workshops and poster presentations.  Deadline is Oct 31, 2016.  Please see these forms:
    1. English 2017-dcc-call-for-proposalsen
    2. French 2017-dcc-call-for-proposalsfr
  2. Check out this webinar: Ten Tips for Dads and Those Who Work with Them
  3. Brand new: Tips Sheets for Engaging Fathers.  Check them out on mydad.ca here.
  4. Ever thought of using Kijiji to promote a fathering program? Check out what Niagara Public Health has done here.
  5. It Starts with You It Stays with Him – check out the fatherhood focus of the White Ribbon Campaign, encouraging fatherhood and male role models to step up for the boys in their lives.
  6. A New Niche? The Theory of Grandfather Involvement.  Grandfathers matter and they are changing the ways they are actively involved in enaging and supporting their families.

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