Name________________________________________ Circle one from each session. Session 1: Wednesday, April 2, 2008, 2:40-3:55 PM A. Incarceration: A Holistic Family Approach B.

Special Needs: A Father’s Experience C. Math and Literacy Are All Around Us! D. Hidden Resources: The Benefits and Limits of Using Traditional Organizations to Support Parents and Youth in Traditional and Non-Traditional Families E. Fathers and Diversity F. Parenting 101 for Noncustodial Parents G. The Roller Coaster Ride called Deployment Session 2: Wednesday, April 2, 2008, 4:15-5:30 PM A. Military Deployment’s Effect on Children and Youth B. Fatherhood Initiatives Across KS C. Missouri’s Innovation and Improvement Project, Strengthening Families and Fatherhood: Children of Fathers in the Criminal Justice System D. Introduction to Boys Town’s Common Sense Parenting E. Human Services Supervisor/Child Support Enforcement F. The Exciting World of Ethics I / Getting the Gray out of Ethics (Must take this session prior to Ethics II) G. Dad’s Program: Evolution of a Community Fathering Experience Session 3: Thursday, April 3, 2008, 10:10-11:25 AM A. Kansas-SKIP (Strengthening Kids of Incarcerated Parents) B. Before Homework & Organized Sports: What’s a Father To Do? C. Every Child Needs a Father- The Benefits of Establishing Paternity D. Building A Better Tomorrow: Partnering with Head Start and Community Fatherhood Programs E. Fun Physical Activity, Fitness & Nutrition Activities F. The Exciting World of Ethics II / Getting the Gray out of Ethics (Must take Ethics I) G. First You See It, Then You Have It: The Principle of Inside Before Outside

Conference Underwritten By Children’s Cabinet and Trust Fund SRS/Head Start-State Collaboration Project Kansas Parent Information Resource Center CEU Credits Nursing & Social Work – pending Certificate of Attendance provided after
Please make your reservations by March 3, 2008.

Kansas Fatherhood Coalition Presents The Sixth Annual Statewide

Kansas Fatherhood Summit

Hotel Reservations Hilton Garden Inn/Jack Reardon Center 520 Minnesota Avenue Kansas City, KS 1-913-907-1602 Ask for Ron Johnson Room block: KS Fatherhood Summit Government rate $71.00

Registration deadline is March 28, 2008. Registration Cost Parent or Care Giver-$25 Practitioner-$75 Please register online for the credit card payment option. Visit our website at http://
Please mail your completed registration form and payment to: The Donna Veatch Group Attn: 2008 KS Fatherhood Summit 233 SW Greenwich Drive, Ste.105 Lees Summit, MO 64082
Phone: 816-537-7801 Fax: 816-537-7802 E-mail:

April 2-3, 2008 Jack Reardon Center 520 Minnesota Avenue

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 Lunch on your own 11:00 12:00 Registration & Exhibits Browsing 1:00 1:15 Welcoming Remarks 1:15 2:30 Opening Keynote – D.J. “Eagle Bear” Vanas 2:40 3:55 Session 1 Workshops 3:55 4:15 Exhibit Browsing and light snacks 4:15 5:30 Session 2 Workshops 5:30 6:25 Check into hotel room 6:25 8:30 Entertainment, Banquet Presentation of the
Kansas Fatherhood Achievement Award

CEU’s or CNE’s requested? ____Yes____ No If yes, professional discipline & license number: D.J. “Eagle Bear” Vanas D.J.’s mission is “Build the warriors of” __________________________________________ Please print your name as it appears on your license: __________________________________________ Billing or Participant Information:
If this is not the billing address, please attach billing information to this registration form.


Keynote Address– Carey Casey Thursday, April 3, 2008 8:00 9:00 Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Browsing 9:00 10:00 “On The Other Side of This Trial”Willard M. Stovall and Anita D. Stovall

Carey Casey Carey’s mission is “Build on the expertise of the center to give men workable, practical solutions to help them be better fathers.”

Address:_________________________________________________ City, State, Zip:___________________________________________ E-Mail:__________________________________________________ Phone:__________________________________________________ Please indicate if you are:

10:10 11:25 11:30 11:50 12:00 2:00 2:00 2:30

Session 3 Workshops Exhibit Browsing Entertainment & Luncheon Address – Ron Willis Closing and Door Prizes

Presenter_____ Parent or Care Giver_____ Practitioner_____ Ron Willis Ron’s philosophy is “We must become better people! Anything less is simply a collection of feeble techniques and strategies; doomed to fail when the going gets rough.”
(The registration fee includes the banquet, continental breakfast and luncheon.)

I will attend the banquet on Wednesday April 2, 2008_____Yes _____ No I will attend the continental breakfast on Thursday April 3, 2008_____Yes _____No I will attend the luncheon on Thursday April 3, 2008_____Yes _____No


Promote awareness of father/male involvement in Kansas Increase understanding of the importance and benefits of father/male involvement in parenting Furnish tools and information on how to build community fatherhood programs Develop organizational policies promoting father/male involvement Promote cooperation of fathers and mothers in the best interest of their children

Kansas Fatherhood Achievement Award Recipient
Dale Walters, PhD. Dale is the recipient of the Kansas Fatherhood Achievement award. Congratulations, Dale!

Do you have special dietary needs or special access requirements? ____Yes ____No If yes, Please explain:_______________________ _________________________________________ Will you need a Spanish interpreter? ____Yes Please register online for the credit card payment option. Visit our website at http://

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