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Engaging Fathers in Your Family Services
Recently there has been a drastic increase in father involvement in recent years and fathers are more engaged, more connected and more involved than ever before. Social services and society as a whole are now understanding the powerful impact fathers have on their children.
Over the past 6 years Sharmain has worked with organizations like child support, WIC and early head start to increase awareness on father involvement and implement strategies to be more engaging.
Sharmain believes that by supporting fathers we are ultimately support the entire family. Buckle your seat belts for an inspirational ride through personal stories that will motivate to work with dads and strengthen families.
What’s in the book?
1. Understanding Fathers – gain insight on the human centered approached to working with father
2. Supporting Fathers – Become aware of the specific resources father need to not only survive but to thrive.
3. Working with moms – An essential part of recruiting fathers is understanding the mothers you work with.
For $25, you can order a copy of Working with Dads and I will personally autograph it and write a note as a thank you for your support.
About the Author
Sharmain Harris is a national speaker and trainer on father engagement and prison reentry. After spending 3 years incarcerated, Sharmain worked hard to overcome the barriers to successful reentry into society. Prior to being a speaker, worked at WIC as a father engagement specialist. He is known for taking a fatherhood initiative from grassroots to being known nationally. For his work, Sharmain was awarded the NAACP positive impact award, the 20 under 40 award, and excellence in community action award.
He credits the birth of his first biological child for giving him meaning and purpose in life. His turn-around story is one of perseverance, resilience and dedication. A graduate of Carthage College, he lives in Kenosha, WI, with his wife and 3 children.