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Allan Shedlin, Founding DADvocate

 

4822 Bradley Boulevard

 

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

    Presentations & workshops

    Select Titles from Past DADvocacy Consulting Group (DCG) Engagements

    Following are some of the diverse parenting topics DCG's three principal DADvocates have addressed over the span of their combined 60+ years in the field:

     

     

     

    “Daddying” vs. "Fathering”

     

    Demystifying Parenting/Daddying

     

    The Ecology/Context of Parenting/Daddying

     

    Mommying & Daddying – Similarities & Differences

     

    Connecting the Dots: What Dads, Kids, & Child Development Experts All Agree Upon

     

    Parenting “Flashpoints” & How to Handle Them

     

    “When She Became ‘Preggers’ – Thinking About Being a Dad

     

    “How Should I Know What to Do, I’ve Never Been a Dad Before?”...& Other Lame Excuses

     

    Granddaddying/Grandparenting

     

    The Landscape of Daddying – Kids & Dads in Progress

     

    The DaddyingTightrope & Thieves of Daddying

     

    Assessing My Daddying/Parenting

     

    Not Enough Men in the Lives of Kids – Not Enough Kids in the Lives of Men

     

    Tapping Your Untapped Daddying/Parenting Resources

     

    Making a Daddying/Parenting Plan

     

    Single Socks & Daddying Resolutions – Mysterious Disappearances

     

    The Patchwork Parent/Daddy – Becoming the Parent/Daddy You Want to Be

     

    The Birth of a Dad

     

    Glass Ceilings – His & Hers

     

    Tough Choices – The Simultaneous Trajectories of Parenting/Daddying & Career

     

    FamilySense

     

    The Daddying Deficit

     

    “You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby...Sir!”

     

    “Peaceful Kicking” & Other Daddying/Parenting Confusions

     

    “You Know, Deep Down I’m a Pretty Sensitive Guy...”

     

    Anything But Wimpy – Daddying for the 21st Century

     

    A Different Kind of Love – “Daddying” Defined G  As American as Motherhood, Fatherhood, & Apple Pie

     

    By Design, Not by Default – Exuberant Daddying

     

    “Mr. Mom” & “Ms. Dad” – Embracing Our Nurturing Instincts

     

    The Seven Habitudes of Excellent Daddying/Parenting

     

    More Important (& Harder) Than You Ever Imagined, But Worth It! – Lifelong Daddying

     

    From Father to Daddy, A Lifelong Journey

     

    Kids’ Tips For Daddying

     

    Fathers’ Tips For Daddying

     

    What Moms/Grandparents/Bosses Can Do to Encourage Daddying

     

    Dadabilities

     

    You Don’t Have To Be Perfect To Be a Successful Dad

     

    Becoming the Dad I Always Wanted to Have

     

    The Home Where Hope Lives: The Influence of Foster Parents in a Child’s Life

     

    Afraid to Truly Love: Addressing Relationship Challenges for Abused Adults and Children

     

    It’s Better Together, Developing Successful Parenting Partnerships

     

    Using Multi-Media to Engage, Educate & Encourage Father Involvement

     

    Mentoring & Modeling Healthy Intimacy to and for Our Children

     

    Building Successful Parenting Partnerships That Benefit Your Child's Development

     

    Mentoring and Modeling Healthy Intimacy to and for Our Children

     

    Media Savvy Parenting

     

    The Benefits and Challenges of Having an ADHD for Children and Adults

     

    The Importance of Father Involvement in His Child’s ADD/ADHD Therapy

     

    A Father’s Place: The Importance of Male Involvement during the Early Years

     

    Calling All Dads with Special Needs Children

     

    Co-Parenting Strategies

     

    Dads and Daughters

     

    Fathers Raising Sons

     

    Foster Fathering

     

    Girl Brain, Boy Brain

     

    Marital Resiliency

     

    Exploring Maternal & Paternal Parenting Styles

     

    Messages of Masculinity

     

    Raise Your Family, Not Your Fist: A Father’s Role in Ending Violence

     

    She Said; He Said: Enhancing Male/Female Communication

     

    Why Do They Act That Way? Understanding Children’s Temperament

     

    Assessment Guide on Father Inclusive Practices: Creating Father Friendly Environments

     

    Assisting Fathers of Children with Special Needs

     

    Engaging Dads in Home Visits

     

    Enhancing Male Female Communication in High Female Environments

     

    Ethical Applications in Human Service Organizations

     

    Fatherhood 101: Establishing a Quality Fatherhood Program

     

    Post-Partum and Fathers

     

    Recognizing and Responding to Child Abuse

     

    Why Guys Don’t Ask for Help: Respecting Male Help Seeking Behaviors

     

    Working with Adolescent Fathers