Fathering Without Fear or Violence

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Reflection and Awareness

A 45-minute series of three activities explores the difference between nurturing and non-nurturing fathering practices, helps fathers identify the intentions and outcomes of various fathering practices, and encourages men to commit to specific nurturing fathering practices that do not represent fear or violence. From The Nurturing Fathers Program.

Objectives

  • To differentiate between nurturing and non-nurturing fathering practices.
  • To identify the intentions and actual outcomes of various fathering practices.
  • To commit to the use of specific nurturing fathering practices that do not represent fear or violence.
  • To understand the differences between “power-over” and “power-to”, and how they affect men’s lives.

Materials

  • Fathering without Fear of Violence Handout

Instructions

  1. Print enough handouts for your group.
  2. Follow the handout instructions.