Tag: Fathers 

One Year. Three White Papers. What Next?

One year ago this week, SCAN published its first white paper. In an effort to provide a deeper understanding of some of the complex issues we address in prevention and advocacy work, we continued to develop more in-depth tools for resource providers and child welfare advocates in our community. Since last fall, we’ve published two more papers. SCAN’s current […]

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More Than One Day: Dads, Kids and the Connections that Matter

As we approach Fathers’ Day, we’re reflecting on a project we’ve been working on at SCAN over the last several months to place special emphasis on engaging men, particularly (but not limited to!) fathers, in preventing family violence. One of our Master of Social Work interns this year compiled research around how to connect with, […]

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NEWS: SCAN to Host Sold-Out Workshop on Fathers: “Beyond Biological”

March 23, 2015 On March 25th, before its 13th Annual Allies in Prevention Awards, SCAN will host a morning workshop led by special guest LaMar Henderson, MSW, LICSW. The workshop, which is at maximum capacity, is titled: ”Beyond Biological: Preserving the Emotional Connection Between Fathers and their Children.” Mr. Henderson will also give the Keynote Address at the […]

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Fathers + Fancy Free Friday!

Start your weekend off right with a hilarious video about fatherhood. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTIzjVxvV2U] Stressing fatherhood involvement is more important than ever. The number of children living without fathers has more than doubled in the last 50 years, according to research recently released from the Pew Research Center. Studies show that fathers play a major role in every aspect of […]

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