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

Contact us

Allan Shedlin, Founding DADvocate

 

4822 Bradley Boulevard

 

Chevy Chase, MD 20815