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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




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




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




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

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