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Monthly Archives: July 2015
Inland Empire men will have the chance to be inspired, educated and better equipped to tackle the challenges of fatherhood and to be actively engaged in their children’s lives during the Inland Empire Fatherhood Conference.
The Aug. 15, 2015 conference, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Inland Regional Center at 1365 South Waterman Ave in San Bernardino, will feature several speakers and workshops that will provide fathers with information and resources. Keynote speakers for the event include Richard Jones, an actor, and Barry E. Knight, an author and leadership coach. Topics addressed during the workshops include: tips for new and young fathers, financial empowerment for dads, how to navigate the systems, fathering children with disabilities, and several others To register, visit http://fathers.eventbrite.com.
Participating San Bernardino County agencies include the Children’s Network, Children and Family Services and Preschool Services Department, Behavioral Health, Public Health, Child Support Services, Probation, Superintendent of Schools, and others.
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A Jesuit priest who founded the world’s largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program will share his message of hope at the upcoming Children’s Network Conference. Father Gregory Boyle, an authority on gangs and intervention and the founder and CEO of Homeboy Industries, will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the September 23 and 24 conference at the Ontario Convention Center. Now in its 29th year, the event is one of the Inland Empire’s premier training events for professionals in the fields of social work, mental health, juvenile justice, child development, child welfare, medicine and nursing. Sessions include:
- The Status of Homeless Youth in San Bernardino County
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
- Stress Reduction Practices for Children and Teens
- Working with LGBTQ Youth
- Supporting the Mental Health of Our Children
- Early Childhood Development and the Screen-Time Dilemma
- Helping Children and Teens Through Loss
- Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking
- Strengthening and Supporting Father Involvement in Our Communities
- And many more…
For more information and to register, visit http://hs.sbcounty.gov/CN.