Jonathan is a native of Lansing Michigan where he currently resides with his wife and 4 daughters. He recently served as the Fatherhood Facilitator for Ingham County’s Strong Start Healthy Start where he provided case management to fathers, fatherhood workshops, hosts community events, barbershop talks, and community collaborations. Jonathan currently serves as the Healthy Start Supervisor. Jonathan’s back ground is in Social Work as he holds a BSW, and is working MSW work at Michigan State University. Jonathan has provided staff trainings to institutions across the state of Michigan.
This presentation will speak to the importance of the father’s role as it relates to maternal and infant health. Additionally, participants will learn how to engage and retain fathers into effective programs designed to serve fathers.