Center For Family Life and Recovery Announces Fatherhood Training

Utica, NY – The Center for Family Life and Recovery (CFLR) honored to have Kelly Little, an international trainer with a focus on fathers and youth as special populations, coming to CFLR from South Carolina, for an in-person training. Kelly is the founder of The Urban Institute for Strengthening Families, an author, visionary, transformational coach, emotional intelligence change agent, motivational speaker, humanitarian, and strategist who partners with people to elevate community and organizational growth.  He has been involved with NYS OASAS 30 in 30 and NYS EPICS projects and is one of our SAMHSA Trauma Informed Care in the Criminal Justice System trainer team members.

“Having been to multiple trainings with Kelly, I can say, it is a privilege to learn from him.  The discussions and lightbulb moments, at times through tears, make his trainings just incredible.  Kelly has a gift and he shared so many things I had not considered when working with fathers, including some specific challenges with vulnerability and the effect of role expectations.  He changed the way I thought about my work with families, especially those with criminal justice involvement.”  -Ambi Daniel

We would like to invite community members to join us for this very special opportunity. Kelly will be talking about the special considerations when working with fathers and how the absence of fathers impacts the family system. Spaces are very limited. In great thanks to our Peer Alliance program with Oneida County’s Opioid Task Force initiatives, we are offering reduced costs for our community CRPA/Recovery Advocates.

Date: Friday, October 28th, 2022

Time: 9am- 4pm

Location Site: Center for Family Life and Recovery

502 Court Street Suite 104

Utica, NY 13502

The registration cost for individuals from the community who are recovery advocates is $65, for all others it is $100. Space is limited, so if you or someone one you know is interested in this training, please call CFLR at 315.733.1709. There will be virtual sessions available in the future for those that cannot make the in-person event.

Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc. is proud to be the area’s leading expert in advocacy, prevention, counseling, and employee assistance programs. Along with supporting individuals and families struggling with addiction and recovery, mental health, and behavioral issues, CFLR’s goal is to inspire hope, provide help, promote wellness, and transform lives. To learn more, visit


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