Time: 1.00pm - 4.00pm AEDT
Through collaborative group discussion, you'll develop strategies for supporting dads in your community and learn skills for creating more dad-friendly programs and services.
At the end of this workshop, you'll be able to:
A range of workers in community organisations, social services, schools or businesses who want to better support the needs of fathers.
Dominic Alford is the Project Coordinator of Support for Fathers at Relationships Australia Victoria and has been highlighting the role of men as fathers in the prevention of family violence. He has worked in the welfare sector for 12 years across child protection, family services, foster care, parent education and teaching. To learn more about the Support for Fathers project, visit www.supportforfathers.com.au
Shaun Tonkes is a social worker and for the past 5 years has been working for the Salvation Army as a Parenting Support Practitioner focusing on fathers. He has experience delivering several father-focused programs including ‘Dads Tuning in to Kids’ and ‘Baby Makes 3’. Prior to his current work, Shaun spent 7 years living and working with remote communities in the Northern Territory as a Team Leader of Intensive Family Support. Currently, Shaun delivers Relationships Australia Victoria’s Support for Fathers ‘DadStuff’ program as well as ‘Working with Dads’ training for professionals and service providers. He also works with the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Tweddle on the ‘Working out Dads’ program.
Please note that you'll need access to the following to participate in this workshop:
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm AEDT
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