South-East Fatherhood & Families Institute

South-East Fatherhood & Families Institute

THURSDAY, June 08, 2017, & Friday, June 09, 2017 

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fatherhood practitioner credential @$159.00 early fees ends soon

friday only @$79.00 early fees ends soon

both days @$169.00 early fees ends soon

Atlanta Site for Summer Institute Early Rates Open Today

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The dynamics of bringing the Administration for Children and Families with Clark Atlanta University, Alabama A&M University and Fathers & Families Coalition of America with continued education units (CEUs) sponsored by Office ​of ​American ​Indian ​Projects School ​of ​Social ​Work ​at ​the ​College ​of ​Public ​Service ​and ​Community ​Solution Arizona ​State ​University will host a unique summer institute at Clark Atlanta University. 

Unlike conferences with several workshops, all presenters will introduce concepts and methods to increase skills and knowledge to all attendees in a symposium format to a limited allowed attendees... do not miss out.


Connections ​​Between ​​Fathers ​​& ​​Human ​​Trafficking
Emerging ​​Family ​​Engagement ​​Models ​​and ​​Initiatives
Father ​​Engagement ​​Strategies-Trauma ​​Informed ​​Care
Increasing ​​the ​​Wellness ​​of ​​Children
Homeless ​​Father ​​Service ​​Model
Youth ​​and ​​Family ​​Homelessness ​​Initiatives
Prenatal ​​Maternal ​​and ​​Fathering ​​Home ​​Visiting ​​Services

Early Registration Fees starting under $150.00

Clark Atlanta University
223 James P Brawley Drive Southwest
Atlanta, Georgia 30314

Thursday, June 8, 2017

8:00a.m. Registration

8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m.

Fatherhood Practitioner Credential-Fathers & Families Coalition of America

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 Opening Guest Speaker is Dr. Joshua Murfree, Jr., 

Friday, June 9, 2017

8:00a.m. Registration

8:30a.m. Opening-

  • Dr. Obie Clayton, Clark AtlantaUniversity
  • Carlis V. Williams, Administration for Children and Families
  • Dr. Teresa Orok, Alabama A&M

9:00a.m. to 10:30a.m.

Trauma ​​Informed ​​Care and Human Trafficking:

  • Professor Edwin Gonzalez-Santin, School of Social Work, Arizona State University
  • Professor Bakahia Madison, School of Psychology, Chicago State University
  • Administration for Children and Families

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10:30a.m. to Noon


  • Administration for Children and Families
  • Michael Thomas, Reach Up-Healthy Start Male Involvement Initiative, Tampa, FL
  • Keryn Thomas Pureland Productions, Daddy Don't Go, New York City, NY

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Noon to 1:30p.m. Lunch On Own

1:30p.m. to 2:30p.m.

Engaging Fathers In the Criminal Justice Sytem Part One

  • Dr. Obie Clayton, Atlanta, GA
  • Judge Arthur Burnett, Sr., Washington, D.C.

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2:30.p.m. to 3:15p.m.

Engaging Young Fathers In Mentoring Programs Part Two

  • Dr. Willie Greer Kimmons, Daytona Beach, FL
  • Alabama A&M

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3:30p.m. to 4:30p.m.

Pulling it Together for Practitioners

  • Dr. Tasha Alston, Atlanta, GA
  • Kevin Toney, Portter Ranch,CA
  • Alabama A&M

Closing Remarks'

James Rodriguez, Fathers and Families Coalition of America



SUPPORT ​424-225-1323


Dr. ​Obie ​Clayton, ​Distinguished ​Chairperson ​& ​Faculty
School ​of ​Criminal ​Justice ​and ​Sociology
Clark ​Atlanta ​University, ​Atlanta, ​Georgia

Carlis ​V. ​Williams, Regional ​Administrator
Administration ​for ​Children ​and ​Families ​- ​Region ​4

U.S.Department of Health & Human Services,  Atlanta, Georgia ​

James ​C. ​Rodríguez, ​President ​and ​Chief ​Executive ​Officer
Fathers ​& ​Families ​Coalition ​of ​America,Rancho Cucamonga, California

Dr. Teresa Merriweather Orok, Vice President
Institutional Research, Planning and Sponsored Programs
Alabama A&M University,Huntsville, Alabama


Professor Edwín Gonzaléz-Santín, Director
Office of American Indian Projects

School of Social Work at the College of Public Service and Community Solution

Arizona State University - Phoenix Campus

 Refunds: We cannot refund a membership, since the bulk of the membership fee is a charitable contribution. If for some reason you cannot attend the conference, your best option is to transfer or carry over the membership. Cancellations: FFCA will allow for transfer from one attendee for another by emailing us at and or call us at 424-225-1323 Transfer fees for Standard or Early Registration Fees: We will not accept transfer requests after this 4 week deadline, unless approved by our CEO & President only.