DadTalk Podcast: Dr. Armon Perry

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Dr. Armon Perry is a Professor in the Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, and also Project Director of the 4 Your Child fatherhood program. He began his career as a social worker helping children and families involved in the child welfare system.

  • In this DadTalk podcast, he talks about his decision to earn his doctorate in order to help prepare new social workers to better engage with fathers, and how he obtained funding for the 4 Your Child program and a supplemental co-parenting component.
  • The conversation focuses primarily on preliminary findings from the fatherhood program and the co-parenting intervention. It includes information on activities used to engage fathers.
  • The podcast concludes with reflections on the impact of the Coronavirus on program services and the lives of the fathers and families involved in the program.

Watch this 2 minute video for a quick look at an activity that Dr. Perry uses in his fatherhood program 4 Your Child. Listen to the full podcast (via the audio player to the top left of this section) for more information.


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