Webinars

As part of the NRFC’s efforts to support the responsible fatherhood field the NRFC hosts a Webinar series. Originally directed toward the Office of Family Assistance-funded Responsible Fatherhood grantee programs, these Webinars focus on a range of programmatic topics, including working with specific populations, evaluation support, and program implementation tools. You can find recordings of each webinar on the NRFC Multimedia page.

NRFC April 2014 Addressing Domestic Violence

Addressing Domestic Violence: The Role of Fatherhood Programs

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

The webinar provides ideas and resources to help responsible fatherhood practitioners address issues of domestic violence and promote safe environments for children and families. 

Goals of Webinar:  After this training webinar, participants will improve their knowledge and understanding of:

  • The prevalence and impact of domestic violence in U.S. families.
  • Ways to work with domestic violence partners to help prevent domestic violence and ensure that referral procedures are in place for appropriate services for abusers and victims.
  • Strategies to address domestic violence and engage fathers in the promotion of nonviolence as part of responsible fatherhood work.
  • Education and awareness building approaches to raise program participants’ awareness of issues associated with domestic violence.
  • Ways to help fatherhood program participants serve as role models for their sons and daughters and ambassadors to their community.

Presenters:

  • Jacquelyn Boggess, Center for Family Policy and Practice, Madison, WI
  • Michael Jones, Kanawha Institute for Social Research and Action (KISRA), Dunbar, WV
  • ramesh kathanadhi, Men Stopping Violence, Atlanta, GA

Facilitator:

  • Nigel Vann, National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse
NRFC August 2011 Webinar Presentation

Taking the Domestic Violence Conversation to the Community

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 (All day)

Posted below are supporting documents associated with the August 16, 2011 National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse Technical Assistance Webinar, “Taking the Domestic Violence Conversation to the Community.”

This webinar presented strategies and approaches you can use in your program to raise awareness and change behavior, and had an emphasis on working with men in a fatherhood context and empowering them to take these conversations to family, friends and community. Topics included: ways to raise fatherhood program participants' awareness of the realities of violent and controlling behavior and the negative impacts for children; emphasize communication, mutual understanding, and healing; and, ways to use fatherhood groups to reinforce the message and build mutual support systems to change behavior.

NRFC April 2010 Webinar Presentation

Beyond the Protocol: Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence Intervention

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 (All day)

Posted below are supporting documents associated with the April 20, 2010 National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse Technical Assistance Webinar, " Beyond the Protocol: Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence Intervention." Presentation slides from the Webinar are included.

This Webinar discussed issues including: definitions of domestic violence, implications and strategies for fatherhood programs, and domestic violence and fatherhood program partnerships.

NRFC October 2008 Webinar Presentation

The Role of Fatherhood Programs in Addressing Domestic Violence

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 (All day)

Posted below are supporting documents associated with the October 21, 2008 National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse Technical Assistance Webinar on "The Role of Fatherhood Programs in Addressing Domestic Violence." Presentation slides and a transcript of the Webinar are included.

This Webinar discusses how domestic violence and responsible fatherhood organization can partner, challenges to address in partnerships, as well as when dealing with addressing domestic violence in fatherhood programs.

NRFC April 2007 TA Webinar Presentation

Batterers Prevention & Intervention Services for Fatherhood Programs

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 (All day)

April 18, 2007
Posted below are supporting documents associated with the April 18, 2007 National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse Technical Assistance Webinar "Batterers Prevention & Intervention Services for Fatherhood Programs." Presentation materials are included.

This Webinar discusses domestic violence programs specifically for fatherhood programs in terms of batterers prevention and intervention services.