Understanding the Fatherless Daughter/Woman Syndrome

Understanding the Fatherless Daughter/Woman Syndrome

Are you a teen girl growing up without your father in your home?

Does that make you sad, angry, or depressed?

Are you looking for someone to take your father's place, possibly taking risks in the process?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then THE FATHERLESS DAUGHTERS SPEAK OUT is for you.

Come join us! You will learn how to identify the five factors of the Fatherless Daughter/Woman Syndrome. You will learned how to overcome negative affects of father absence. You will learn how to move past pain to empowerment.

This interactive workshop is led by Jonetta Rose Barras, the recognized national authority on father absence among girls and women. Barras is also the author of the critically acclaimed book Whatever Happened to Daddy's Little Girl? The Impact of Father Absence on Black Women. The co-leaders of the workshop are Brittany Nicole Adams and Joy Jones.

Jones is an award-winning poet and playwright. She is also the founding director of Spoken Word. Adams is a nationally known artist and therapist; she is also co-director of The Fatherless Daughter Reconciliation Project and a co-founder of THE GIFT: An Interactive Arts Healing and Reconciliation Experience.

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