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Greensboro “The Dad Connection: Re-adjusting the Lens on Gender Equality”
April 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pmFree
Attendees will have an opportunity to evaluate their own personal views on parenting roles and the various types of parent-child relationships that exist.
Walter Johnson, BA, Professional Trainer and Fatherhood Educator, has specialized in working with fathers for over twelve years, offering fatherhood programs in settings as varied as prisons, social service agencies, and churches. Walter is passionate about using education as a tool to improve father engagement. He is a North Carolina Certified Parent Educator, with experience as a certified 24/7 Dad Train-the-Trainer through the National Fatherhood Initiative, the largest provider of fatherhood resources and training in the nation. He is also an accredited provider for Triple P Positive Parenting Program. Before working as a Fatherhood Educator, Walter served as Lead Counselor and Coordinator for Creative Development for Elon Homes for Children. Since 2013, Walter has had the opportunity to bring his passion for fatherhood to both human service professionals and family members as an educator working statewide under the Permanency Innovation Initiative in North Carolina. This initiative focuses on improving permanency outcomes for youth at risk of aging out of foster care. Walter graduated from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, is a husband and father of three children, and currently resides in Greensboro.