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Fatherhood Series | Parental Inclusion: Benefits to Maternal & Infant Health

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will learn the Importance of fathers’ involvement in maternal health issues
  • Participants will learn the Importance of fathers education in Infant health issues
  • Participants will learn the benefits Paternal Inclusion brings to Maternal & Infant health
  • Participants will learn how and why to engage Fathers in Maternal Health
  • Participants will learn why many Fathers are reluctant to be involved & engaged in Maternal and Infant Health.

Trainer: Joel Austin, Daddy University

Joel Austin is the Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer for Daddy University Inc. founded in 2004 and the Executive Director of The School of Parent Education, founded in 2013 and is a 501©3. He is also, a Certified Postpartum Doula. In this role he serves as a strong, undeniable force in propelling males and positive parenting to the forefront of the family and community agenda.

Among his many accomplishments, Mr. Austin is the founder of the Annual Daddy Daughter Dance, in its eleventh year; it has become a tradition that changes the lives of young women everywhere. Mr. Austin is also the program developer for the Fathers Club; a free weekly fatherhood training group now at four different locations in the city of Phila; he services fathers from all backgrounds, ages, and stages. His latest venture is the Doulos 4 Dads program, providing training and certification, to over 10 male Doulos providing maternal and paternal care to new mothers and fathers. Always the visionary, Mr. Austin in 2020 established the Delta Alpha Delta (DAD) Fraternity Inc. so, all fathers or all ages and stages can come together and support each other in brotherhood.

Fueled by his role as a father, Mr. Austin is personally and professionally committed to educating and re-educating people about the importance of fatherhood. Through his leadership, Daddy University Inc. has grown into a recognized authority on fatherhood information, support, and training. As a national speaker and skilled facilitator, Mr. Austin presents to thousands across the nation; infusing his passion through audiences and empowering individuals and groups to positively impact the lives of others.

Continuing Education

SD Board of Social Work Examiners
This organization (University of South Dakota – Provider #1048) is approved as a provider for continuing education by the South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners. Social workers will receive up to 1.0 Continuing Education clock hours for participating in this course.

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Date

Jun 26 2024

Time

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Category
Registration