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IUN Forum on Child Abuse – Can Engaging Fathers Improve Child Outcomes or Not?

April 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Thirty-first Annual IUN Forum on Child Abuse & Neglect

Partnering for the Power of Prevention with Prevent Child Abuse Indiana


April 16, 2021 (9:00 – 10:30 am Central Time)

Can Engaging Fathers Improve Child Outcomes or Not?

Speaker: Kyle Pruett, MD, Clinical Professor of Child Psychiatry,  Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine


Listed here is the entire Webinar Series – To see the entire Event Brochure, click here    Please note all times are Central time.

In this session, presented in partnership with Prevent Child Abuse Indiana, Dr. Kyle Pruett reports on his years of study focused on whether engaging fathers improves outcomes for children.  With his wife Marsha Kline Pruett, a Clinical/Community Psychologist, he is creator of the on-going award-winning 9-year, 900+ family, multi-site/ethnic child abuse and neglect prevention study, ‘Supporting Fatherhood Initiative’ for California’s Department of Social Service, Office of Child Abuse Prevention. The session builds on Dr. Pruett’s lifetime of research and publishing on child development, parenting, and partnership parenting and his dedication to sharing his insights in meaningful ways.

Dr. Kyle Pruett is an internationally known child psychiatrist, a highly sought-after speaker and expert on children, family relationships, and fathers. He is the author of numerous books including the classics, The Nurturing Father, Fatherneed, and Me, Myself and I: How Children Build their Sense of Self:  18-36 Months. A former president of Zero to Three: The National Center for Infants Toddlers and their Families, Dr. Pruett is an award-winning clinician and the author of 90 original scientific articles.  He is a frequent guest on radio and television programs and served as a co-host with Oprah Winfrey on her award-winning video for new parents, Begin With Love


Register in advance for this webinar:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


 CEU’s / Certificates of Participation

Social Work CEU credits for this webinar are as follows:

April 16th           Fatherhood / Kyle Pruett                  – 1.5 units


Access to the CEU certificates and Certificates of Participation will be granted through a link in the chat box at the end of the event.  Session moderators will provide detailed instructions on getting the certificates at the beginning and end of each session.


Some sessions may be recorded and made available for review later.  CEU credit CANNOT, however, be granted for viewing a recorded session.

For further information about CEU’s please contact Elena Mrozinske at

For problems with printing certificates contact Chitona at The Villages — (219) 762-3465.


April 16, 2021
9:00 am - 10:30 am


Indiana University Northwest
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