Celebrating Fatherhood! New Jersey 2016 - The Difference a Dad Makes! Incor...

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The Professional Center at The State of NJ Department of Children & Families

30 Van Dyke Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Celebrating Fatherhood! is a FREE event featuring speakers, workshops and resources related to engaging fathers in the well-being of their children. There will be relevant information for fathers, mothers, families, human services providers and anyone interested in celebrating and supporting fathers and families.

PLAN FOR THE DAY

8:15 - 9:00 AM Registration, Coffee and Tea

9:00 - 9:45 AM Welcome

9:45 - 10:45 AM Opening Plenary Session

11:00 - 12:00 PM Breakout Session #1

12:15 - 1:15 PM Breakout Session #2

1:15 - 3:15 PM Lunch, Plenary Session #2, Closing

Featured Speakers Include:

  • Dr. Steve Perry: Educator. Speaker. Author.

  • Steven A. Bollar "Stand Tall Steve"

Resource area with exhibits throughout the day.

Need health insurance? Opportunity to ask questions about the Affordable Care Act, renew or enroll!


Breakout Session Topics

  • NJ Career & Health Care Connections
  • Fathers Make a Difference in Schools
  • Fathers and the Work-Family Balance
  • 3 Ps to Avoid: (Propaganda, Pawn and Prison)
  • He Said, She Said
  • Strong Families/Strong Communities
  • Tools for Fathers Supporting Children Who Are Grieving
  • NJ Child Support Program Roundtable
  • The What and Why of 2-Generational Programs for CBOs
  • Health Career Training Opportunities
  • Navigating the Education System: Tips for Fathers
  • Challenging Perceptions of Gender to Prevent Violence
  • Thought-provoking Activities to Engage Fathers & Fatherhood Practitioners
  • What Kind of Father Are You?
  • Passing the Talking Stick
  • Overview of New Termination of CS Obligation Law in NJ



FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Participants who are under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

For driving directions, please visit: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/directions/The-Professional-Center-at-DCF.pdf

Limited free parking is available on site; street parking is also an option.

NJ Transit: The "Jersey Avenue" station (Northeast Corridor Line) is located a short walking distance from The Professional Center. For schedule information, please visit www.njtransit.com Please be advised that northbound train service to and from the Jersey Avenue station is limited.

How can I contact the organizer with any question?

Contact Barbara Andrews at barbara.andrews@acf.hhs.gov; phone 212-264-2890 x101 OR Lynette Lee at llee@prab.org; phone 732-640-0801

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please.

Date and time

Location

The Professional Center at The State of NJ Department of Children & Families

30 Van Dyke Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Organizer Stronger Families New Jersey

Organizer of Celebrating Fatherhood! New Jersey 2016 - The Difference a Dad Makes! Incorporating a Two-Generation Approach - The fourth annual statewide forum

Stronger Families New Jersey is a coalition of community, faith-based and government organizations who convene because of their interest in strengthening families. We launched activities as the Northern New Jersey Family Strengthening Coalition in 2009.  To reflect our statewide membership and activities, we changed our name to Stronger Families New Jersey (SFNJ).  Our vision is that New Jersey families and communities are self-sufficient, empowered and healthy.



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