December 6-15 Updates

News

The Fatherhood Research & Practice Network funds four projects designed to rigorously evaluate fatherhood programs

Resources

Hidden Costs of Youth Incarceration Nationwide Estimated to Run between $8 Billion and $21 Billion Each Year This report from the Justice Policy Institute provides estimates of long-term costs of confinement on taxpayers and youth

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  • The Divorced Parent's Guide to a Drama-Free Christmas
  • child support needs to catch up to reflect new roles for fathers, say experts | Ruth Graham Boston Globe
  • My Brother’s Keeper, or My Brother’s Creditor? (2014) by Nino Rodriguez | The Center for Family Policy & Practice
  • State of Evaluation & Learning in Colorado Survey
  • Responsible Fatherhood: What's Mom Got to Do with It? NFI webinar recording
  • Webinar: Linking Low-Income Men to Health Care
  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:30:00 AM MST - 11:45:00 AM MST
  • Sign-up your organization in advance of tomorrow's National Save Our Sons Night Call http://www.saveoursonsnight.com/
  • On being a father
  • Resources for family engagement
  • Mental Health America of Colorado is sponsoring this Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification Course over two days in January.
  • The Fatherhood Research & Practice Network funds four projects designed to rigorously evaluate fatherhood programs
  • Colorado Gov. seeks $8.2 million for 130 new child protection workers
  • Sticker Shock: Calculating the Full Price Tag for Youth Incarceration | Justice Policy Institute

Events (link)

November 6, 2014-December 15, 2014
Applications now accepted for for 2015 Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI)

December 1, 2014-February 25, 2015
Bridges Out of Poverty Classes

December 16, 2014
Webinar: Linking Low-Income Men to Health Care

December 31, 2014
Early bird registration for 2015 Federal Regions 8 & 10 Community Action Conference ends

January 13, 2015-January 14, 2015
Mental First Aid Course

February 17, 2015-February 20, 2015
16th Annual National Families & Fathers Conference

February 19, 2015-February 21, 2015
Dad 2.0 Summit

February 26, 2015-February 27, 2015
3rd Annual National Teen and Youth Fatherhood Conference

May 12, 2015-May 14, 2015
2015 Federal Regions 8 & 10 Community Action Conference - Denver

June 9, 2015-June 12, 2015
17th Annual International Fatherhood Conference: "Responsible Fatherhood: Building Our Future Through Innovation, Evaluation and Accountability"

June 15, 2015-June 17, 2015
2015 Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference

Don't forget to check our listing of ongoing classes!

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