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2016 Virginia Family and Fatherhood Symposium “Power of Two: How Effective Co-Parenting Enhances Family Stability and Child Well-Being”
The Virginia Department of Health’s Richmond City Health District’s Richmond Family & Fatherhood Initiative (RFFI) will host the 2016 Virginia Family and Fatherhood Symposium - Please Join RFFI to explore new innovative approaches to how effective co-parenting can enhance family stability and child well-being leading to creating healthier communities.
Date: October 26, 2016
Time: 9:am – 4:pm
Location: Trinity Family Life Center – 3601 Dill Rd., Richmond, Virginia
KEY NOTE SPEAKER: Dr. LeRoy Thompson
Has a demonstrated heart for community outreach and engagement. This has led to him performing jail and prison ministry, coaching collegiate sports, serving as a Fairfax County Community Chaplin, and teaching Parenting and fatherhood classes. He is an instructor for the Virginia State Court’s “Co-Parenting: Two Parents, Two Homes”. He is a certified Master Trainer for The National Partnership for Community Leadership’s “Fatherhood Development Curriculum”. LeRoy also conducts the Fairfax County Public Schools Family and School Partnership’s “Dads Matter Class” and is a parenting program instructor for the County’s Department of Family Services. He is certified in Critical Incidence Stress Management and Pastoral Counseling Intervention. LeRoy is a much sought after national and international conference speaker, award winning author, radio, and television personality. He and Rita (his wife) host the popular “Going Deep” radio program broadcast on WAVA 105.1 FM in Washington, DC. His book, “Mastering the Challenges of Change”, published by the American Management Association, received a Newberry Book Award and Messages From The Mercy was published in 2012. LeRoy was educated at Harvard University where he received a Bachelor’s degree in English and American Literature and Language, and a Master’s degree in Finance and International Business from Columbia University School of Business. LeRoy received his Doctor of Divinity from Master’s International School of Divinity and received his PhD in Biblical Studies from Trinity Theological Seminary in 2015. He has done Talmudic studies at Yeshivat Har Etzion(Israel).
You will also enjoy:
Learning tracks supporting: Evidenced Based and Promising Practice Parenting Programs; Promising Practice Youth Development Programs; Developing an Evidenced Based Practice; followed by a panel discussion on current co-parenting program strategies with a public Q&A session.
Symposium Registration Information to follow: For questions about the consortium please contact Anthony J. Mingo, Sr. at (firstname.lastname@example.org)