Symposia on Fathering
It seems that this event would benefit greatly from
having a few fathers rights activists attend.
INVOLVEMENT NETWORK-BC TRAINING
6th Symposia on Fathering
BC Council for Families, the Association of Family Serving Agencies
Ministry of Children and Family Development, the Queen Alexandra Foundation
for Children, University of Victoria Schools of Child and Youth Care and
Social Work, and Vancouver Island Health Authority.
DATE: April 15, 2005
TIME: 9:30 a.m. Registration & Networking
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Program
LOCATION: Victoria, BC- Princess Mary Restaurant (358 Harbour Road)
COST: $35 plus GST
$30 plus GST for members, staff or students of the sponsoring organizations
The Symposium on Fathering will feature presentations on the latest research
and initiatives directed towards fathers of interest to Family Service
Dr. Kerry Daly who will deliver the key note address, "Fathering: The
Personal and Political Challenge"
The Honourable Linda Reid, M.L.A. Minister of State for Early Childhood
At this symposium Dr. Kerry Daly of the University of Guelph will speak about
the changing roles of fathers. He will also talk about his cross-Canada research
into father involvement being conducted by the Father Involvement Research
Alliance. As a recipient of a Community-University Research Alliance grant Dr.
Daly has been overseeing an examination of socially defined subpopulations of
fathers who face unique challenges (Immigrant fathers, gay fathers, separated
and divorced fathers, young fathers, Indigenous fathers, new fathers, and
fathers of children with special needs). We will also hear about other father
involvement programs taking place in BC, and about a new initiative of the BC
Council for Families: the Father Involvement Network- British Columbia.
**NOTE: Registration MUST have payment included for you to reserve a spot.
Cancellation of your attendance MUST be given 3 weeks in advance of the
training date, if not your payment will not be returned and your spot will be
given up. If sufficient notice of cancellation (3 weeks or more) is given, 85%
of your payment will be returned.
6th SYMPOSIA REGISTRATION FORM
April 15, 2005
Location: Princess Mary Restaurant (358 Harbour Road)
City: _________________________Prov:____________Postal Code:_________________
Please provide either a fax number or e-mail address so that your
registration confirmation can be sent.
COST: - no accommodations, price includes training, lunch, and handouts
? $32.10 per person (includes GST) for members, staff or students of the
? $37.45 per person (includes GST)
IN ORDER TO CONFIRM YOUR REGISTRATION, PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED. WE CAN NOT
HOLD SPACE UNLESS PAYMENT IS SUBMITTED.
Cheque or Money Order enclosed ? (Payable to BC Council for
Please charge my ? VISA ? MasterCard
Account #:_____________________________________Expiry Date:
Name on card:
Please send payment to: BC Council for Families,
#204 - 2590 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3H1
(604) 660-0675 or 1-800-663-5638 Fax: (604) 732-4813
CONTACT JENNIFER SUNDSTROM FOR MORE INFORMATION
Princess Mary Restaurant
358 Harbour Road,
Victoria, BC, V9A 3S1
Subject: [EPOC_C] Fw: Symposium on Fathering
From: "B. Jenkins" <email@example.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 02:08:22 -0500
To: "PCAC Canada" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>From the social worker e-group. Not a dad-friendly bunch.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, March 19, 2005 4:50 PM
Subject: Symposium on Fathering
Mark Your Calendars!
The Association of Family Serving Agencies and the B.C. Council for Families
invite you to attend a Symposium on Fathering with Dr. Kerry Daly.
Information is attached and will also be arriving by mail shortly.
If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Sundstrom at