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Fatherhood Practitioner Credential

Fathers & Families Coalition of America is committed to a competency-based education approach to all our ongoing services that integrate knowledge, values, evidence based interventions and skills for a purposeful, intentional, and professional for fatherhood practitioners globally.  FFCA has adopted many of the requirements of the Council of Social Work Education and guiding fidelity principles of National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices and Fathers & Families Coalition of America not limited to: ethical and professional behavior, diversity and difference in practice, social and economic justice, engage in evidence based interventions, participatory action research and evaluation, engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities through a transtheoretical model of change, proven practices and emerging models to support the diverse needs of child welfare, early childhood, marriage and family therapists, social work, criminal justice, psychologists, educators and counselors to help develop life coaches.

The National Fatherhood Practitioner Credential™ program was developed by Fathers & Families Coalition of America is a dynamic integrated 16-hour training program is built on the core competencies from professional fields such as:  Child welfare, early childhood, marriage and family therapists, social work, criminal justice, psychologists, educators and counselors to help develop life coaches. With several outcomes, we have cornerstones to support practices working with fathers-families with resources to support growth, personally and professionally.

The core foundation is a lifespan perspective working with fathers that has approaches to include neurophysiology and with the teaching of applying evidence-based interventions that interface with effective promising practices.

  • Advanced Direct Practices Individual or in A Group Setting
  • Culturally Appropriate Methods
  • Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Training
  • Evidence Based Adult Learning Approaches
  • Evidence-Based Communication Approaches
  • Father Engagement Strategies for Healthy Families
  • Grounding Techniques Promoting Wellness
  • Impacts of Father Involvement and Wellness of Children
  • Increase Fidelity of Practice-Program-Models
  • Life Span of Fathering-Person in the Environment
  • Methods for Increased Resiliency
  • Model Practices Using Effective Program Evaluation
  • Motivational Interviewing Techniques
  • Participatory Action Research & Evaluation
  • Strategies and Evidence-Based Practices and Models
  • Transformational Core Learning Initiatives to Enrich Skills
  • Transtheoretical Change Model
  • Trauma-Informed Approach to Systems and Services

NFPC curricula with rigorous multistep process for credential issuance. This program has been approved previously for continued education through National Association for Social Workers and State of California Board of Behavioral Health and currently various institutions of higher education.