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.

March 2013 NRFC Webinar

Working with Child Support – Effective Strategies from Model State and Local Partnerships

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

This webinar provided ideas and resources to help responsible fatherhood practitioners understand and meet the needs of non-custodial fathers and their families.  It featured an overview of federal, state and local policies, partnerships and initiatives; explained how fatherhood practitioners can partner with local child support offices; and generally explored strategies to help non-custodial fathers and their families.

Goals of Webinar
Webinar participants will improve their knowledge and understanding of:

  • Child Support policies and procedures.
  • Strategies and resources that fatherhood practitioners can use to help non-custodial fathers understand and manage their child support responsibilities.
  • Examples of successful partnerships between fatherhood programs and child support at the state and local level.
  • Ways to develop and maintain effective local partnerships with child support.


  • Vicki Turetsky, Commissioner, Office of Child Support Enforcement
  • Michael Hayes, Deputy for Family Initiatives in the Child Support Division of the Texas Office of the Attorney General (OAG)
  • Cedric Petteway, Responsible Fatherhood Specialist/Child Support Liaison, Center for Urban Families (MD)