The Art and Science of Father Engagement Programming
This training was originally presented on
November 4, 2022
This training is presented in collaboration with our partner project, the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse (CEBC).
This interactive presentation will review the current state of research and practice in programmatic efforts to engage new and expectant fathers during the perinatal period.
Learners will review and discuss:
- Common barriers to involving fathers in perinatal health initiatives
- Evidence-based best practices in developing father engagement programs
- Key metrics in assessing father engagement program effectiveness
Who should attend: Staff and leadership of family resource centers and other child- and family-serving organizations who are engaged in developing father engagement programs and assessing their effectiveness.
TRAINING MATERIALS & RESOURCES
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*Training certificates are only available following live trainings or completion of self-paced courses. A certificate will not be provided for review of these materials.
MEET THE SPEAKER
Dr. Singley is a San Diego-based board certified psychologist and Director of The Center for Men’s Excellence. His research and practice focus on men’s mental health with a particular emphasis on reproductive psychology and the transition to fatherhood. Dr. Singley won the American Psychological Association’s 2017 Practitioner of the Year Award from the Division on Men & Masculinities. He is Past President of the APA’s Section on Positive Psychology and is currently the President-Elect of the APA’s Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinities and the President’s Advisory Council for Postpartum Support International. He conducts trainings and presentations around the country to assist individuals and organizations to enhance their level of father inclusiveness and founded the grant-funded Basic Training for New Dads, Inc nonprofit and Padre Cadre social networking application just for dads in order to give new fathers the tools they need to be highly engaged with their infants as well as their partners. In his free time, Dr. Singley likes to cook, surf, read, and trick his two teenage sons into activities so they can’t escape his annoying shrinky questions.