Center for Family Life and Recovery to Host Fatherhood Training


UTICA — The Center for Family Life and Recovery will host Kelly Little, an international trainer specializing in fathers and youth as special populations, for in-person training from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, October 28 at 502 Court in the agency. Street location.

Little is the founder of The Urban Institute for Strengthening Families, author, transformational coach, emotional intelligence change agent, motivational speaker, humanitarian and strategist who partners with people to elevate community and organizational growth, according to the announcement. .

The registration cost for people in the community who are recovery advocates is $65, for everyone else it is $100. Space is limited. For more information or to register, call 315-733-1709.

Virtual sessions will be available in the future for those unable to attend the event in person.

“Having done several trainings with Kelly, I can say that it is a privilege to learn from him. The discussions and the flashing moments, sometimes through tears, make his trainings nothing short of amazing,” said Ambi Daniel, Director from Family Service Navigation.” Kelly has a gift and he shared so many things I hadn’t thought of when working with fathers, including some specific challenges around vulnerability and the effect of role expectations. It changed the way I think about my work with families, especially those involved in criminal justice.

Little will discuss the special considerations of working with fathers and the impact of father absence on the family system.

In addition to supporting individuals and families struggling with addiction and recovery, mental health and behavioral issues, CFLR’s goal is to inspire hope, provide help, promote well-being and transforming lives. To learn more, visit their website at


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