Upcoming: Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board of Wisconsin Fatherhood Webinars

The following is a message from the Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board of Wisconsin.

The Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board is sponsoring two webinars focusing on fatherhood topics in partnership with Tova Walsh, Ph.D., M.S.W, University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Social Work.

Unique Contributions of Fathers to their Children’s Development

The presence of a caring, involved father is associated with positive developmental outcomes for children. Dr. Tova Walsh will explore the important contribution of fathers to the cognitive, social, and emotional development of their children.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:00-2:00 PM


Strategies for Involving and Engaging Fathers in Programming

This webinar will focus on strategies for involving and engaging fathers in programming. Dr. Tova Walsh will provide an overview of current research and discuss the development of outreach strategies and programming that is responsive to the needs of fathers. Earnest Goggin from The Parenting Network and Lauren Zach from Indianhead Community Action Agency will share examples of efforts from the field.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 1:00-2:00PM


Please register for each webinar separately. We encourage you to share these opportunities with others in your network.

Please contact Becky Mather: rebecca.mather@wisconsin.gov with any questions.

Thank you for your continued efforts to build safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments for Wisconsin's children and families.

Melissa Minkoff