The Directive: Into the Circle Training CANCELLED

We are cancelling the Into the Circle training that had been scheduled for June 13 in Toronto due to low registration.

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The Directive – May 19/17

Upcoming Trainings you may want to take advantage of: Into the Circle - June 13, Toronto, ON Together we will share experiences, stories, and best practices that will support our efforts to encourage and strengthen the role Aboriginal men play in their children's lives.  We will also be introduced to Circles of Fatherhood, a program …

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The Directive: May 4/2017

Welcome to The Directive. This is a regular assortment of father related news stories, information, and fun stuff.  If you have anything you would like posted here, please send it our way. Do you work with Indigenous families?  We are hosting Into the Circle with Native Child and Family Services on June 13 in Toronto. …

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The Directive – Apr 4/2017

Welcome to The Directive. This is a regular assortment of father related news stories, information, and fun stuff.  If you have anything you would like posted here, please send it our way. Into the Circle: Joining the Journey of Indigenous Fatherhood.  This is professional development training for anyone working with First Nations families and fathers: …

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Reflections on the Side-by-Side Conference

A couple people offered their reflections on the Side-by-Side conference that took place last week.  Here are their thoughts: It takes a village to raise a child I attended to support the organization I founded, Inspire Community Outreach, in better understanding the complex social needs fathers face within society, and to answer: “How can we …

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Side-by-Side Conference – by the numbers

Side-by-Side: Strategies for Working with Vulnerable Fathers was a great success in Winnipeg on Mar 1,2.  Here are some highlights: There were 175 people from 7 provinces. Welcome by Wab Kinew emphasizing the importance of fathers in ALL families and that fathers love their children, but sometimes struggle with knowing how to show it. “We …

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Father Involvement at IMHP Rounds

Upcoming Infant Mental Health Rounds Presentation PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE NEXT IMH ROUNDS Thursday October 6 2016, 2 - 4 pm (EST) Dad Central - Supporting Father Involvement Presenter: Brian Russell, MSc, Provincial Coordinator, Dad Central Ontario, ON The Father Factor. We will look at the changes that men go through with the birth …

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