New Parenting Class for Fathers

Casa de los Niños is pleased  to announce a new parenting class for fathers!

The Dad Difference

Dates: Tues & Wed August 21st  and 22nd , 2012 (attendance at both nights required)

Time: 6-8 PM

Place: Casa de los Niños/1101 N. 4th Ave. /Tucson 85705

Trainers: Julio Luquin and Hector Burgueño

Free- Adults only.

Light dinner provided

Call or email to register: Carol Weigold 520 624-5600 X 401 or carolw@casadelosninos.org

The DAD Difference

Motivate dads to be an integral part of their child’s life from pregnancy on. By teaching ways to connect with their newborn and be an effective parent to their growing child, this research-based series gives fathers the confidence and skills to parent in their own unique “dad way.”

Program Benefits:

  • Just for dads – a comprehensive parenting program for fathers
  • Real life – solutions to common father-related challenges
  • Making connections – teach dads how to bond with children
  • Diverse dads – shows a variety of family situations

Series Includes:

Volume 1: Baby Basics
Shows new dads the vital role they play during pregnancy, labor, and the early weeks of their new child’s life.

  • Dads are unique – why are dads essential?
  • The Pregnant Father – going to prenatal exams, healthy habits, finances, and taking time off
  • Labor and Birth – being there, attending to mom’s needs, asking questions, being with baby
  • Emotions – postpartum blues for mom and dad, intimacy
  • Baby care – benefits of breastfeeding, bonding, signs of illness, SIDS, Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome), coping with frustration, playing with baby

Volume 2: Involved From the Start
Teaches young dads healthy ways to connect with their children from birth to age five and offers solutions to their challenges.

  • Connect – child development, health and safety
  • Positive Discipline – setting limits and coping with frustration
  • Take Care of Yourself – having personal goals, dealing with your own father
  • Relating – resolving relationship conflict, “I” messages
  • Work and Family – flexible hours, sharing work with your child, finding work
  • Single Fatherhood – shared parenting, fathering from a distance and more

Flyer Dad Difference WORD

About FSA

Home visitation & parent education programs providing a continuum of quality, research-based, & curriculum driven services to support families & children prenatally through age 5.
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