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On-Demand: Explorations in Development with Dr. Eric Donald and Panel

Training Title
Creating Space for Fathers in Early Childhood Programs & Practices

Empirical research will guide the discussion into the systemic factors that have historically influenced the levels of involvement among Black and Brown fathers. Followed by the benefits of using curriculum-based programs to help fathers become more involved, empowered, and influential in the development of children. The discussion will conclude with resources that professionals working with families may find beneficial as it relates to supporting fathers.

Eric Donald, PhD, IMH-E®


  • Aaron Anderson
  • Anthony Rodriguez
  • Javon Reese
  • Jonathan Satterfield
  • Steven Taylor

Training Video Length: 138 minutes

Learning Objectives - Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify systemic factors that have influenced Black and Brown fatherhood involvement.

  2. Identify the benefits of curriculum-based fatherhood programs.
  3. Identify fatherhood resources that help fathers establish and maintain healthy relationships with their children

Suggested Audience: Social workers, educators, and any other professionals working with children & families

Content Level: Beginning level courses introduce learners to a content area; include information about a condition, treatment method, or issue; and involve learning and comprehending content.

Continuing Education Information - 2.0 training hours:
Social Work - Approved for 2.0 Michigan SW CEU’s
IMH Endorsement® - Will count towards the requirements for the MI-AIMH Endorsement®
SCECHs: This training offers State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) for those with educator certification in Michigan. To receive SCECHs, you will need to provide your PIC and MiRegistry numbers when you created your MI-AIMH RELATE User Account. If you did not add those items you can go back to add those items or email to have those added. In order to receive SCECHs, individuals must also have a MiRegistry account. If you need to create an account to go and click on Create Account. There is a video and guide on the Resources tab as well:

MI-AIMH Endorsement Competencies: Attachment, separation, trauma & loss; Cultural Humility; Self-awareness; Program Management; Family relationships & dynamics; Program Development

NOTE - Certificates will only be available once you have passed the Quiz and completed your survey.

Webinar Fee: $40 for professionals; $20 for current college/university students, credit card payments only.

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Hosted By:
  • MPSI Infant Mental Health Program, WSU
  • MPSI Healthier Urban Families Outreach Program, WSU
  • Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health
  • Metro-Detroit Association for Infant Mental Health