Understanding Effective Fathers

Through this workshop we hope to share our vast experience and knowledge of the sentiments, mindsets, and aspirations of fathers with those who are engaged with families. We also want to equip you with the understanding of the core functions of an Effective Father so that you will be able to share them in your engagements with fathers.

Course Details

Date and Time 7 October 2020, 9.30am – 4.30pm
Venue via Zoom
Standard Fee S$450
With VCF subsidy for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents S$315
With VCF subsidy for WP/EP/S-Pass holders S$382.50
Registration Closing Date 9 September 2020


  • The benefits of an empowered father;
  • How a father’s relationship with his father affects him;
  • Parenting is teamwork;
  • How fathers can be involved in their children’s lives;
  • How fathers can overcome the barriers to involvement;
  • What is Quality Time;
  • The importance of consistency in parenting;
  • Becoming an Authoritative Parent;
  • Importance of fathers knowing their children;
  • How to nurture your child emotionally;
This workshop was conducted for the counsellors and social workers of PAVE in 2019.

Who Should Attend?

Social workers
Medical social workers
School Counsellors
Family Life Educators
Human Resource professionals

Important Instructions

1. For those eligible for VCF subsidy:

a. Before registering, apply for VCF subsidy via the NCSS website.

b. Have the VCF Approval letter on hand when registering. You will need to enter the Approval Ref. No. during registration.

c. Upon registering, email the softcopy of the VCF Approval Letter to programmes@fathers.com.sg

d. Payment shall be by cheque made payable to Centre for Fathering Limited. Please indicate the name of the participant(s) and course on the reverse side of the cheque.

e. If you have received VCF approval and wish to withdraw from the course, please cancel your VCF application to free up the slot for another participant. The vacated slot can be taken by another staff of the same organization. A new application must be made for the replacement participant.

f. Full payment must be received by Centre for Fathering at least two weeks before the start of the course.

g. There shall be no refund if you withdraw after the registration closing date.

2. For those not eligible for VCF subsidy:

a. Full payment must be made on registration by credit card via Paypal.

b. If full payment is not received by Centre for Fathering at least two weeks before the start of the course, the registration will be considered cancelled.

c. Full refund shall be made if you withdraw before the registration closing date.

d. There shall be no refund if you withdraw after the registration closing date.

Please email parcsen@fathers.com.sg if you have any questions.



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