Social Worker • Evaluator• Educator • Author • Change Agent
Latrice Rollins is an Assistant Professor at Morehouse School of Medicine in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine and Prevention Research Center. Dr. Rollins is also a Robert Wood Johnson Culture of Health Leader, seeking to build a culture of health and advance health equity for African American fathers. She is a fatherhood researcher with grants funded by HHS Office of Minority Health, the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She presents for global audiences on father engagement and provides father engagement training for practitioners in various sectors. She is the editor and one of many authors of the book, Engaging and Working with African American Fathers: Strategies and Lessons Learned.
Dr. Rollins worked for Georgia’s Office of Child Support Services and the Georgia Fatherhood Program. Dr. Rollins also won national awards for her work as a program analyst for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General, where she evaluated national programs that impact the most underserved populations. She was also an adjunct professor of social work at Indiana Wesleyan University and Simmons University. Dr. Rollins received a bachelor’s in sociology from Spelman College and a master’s and doctorate in social work from the University of Georgia.
Need a speaker for your next event or course?
Whether you’re with an organization/agency, college/university, corporation/business, I’d love to work with you! My most requested topics include the unique service needs of African American fathers and men, importance of father engagement, father engagement strategies, community-based participatory research, community needs and assets assessment, and program evaluation.
Who I’ve Worked With?
Need a trainer who can engage & relate to your staff?
Whether you need in-person or virtual training, for a few hours or a couple of days, I’d love to meet your training and technical assistance needs! Over time, my network of skilled trainers have developed a library of training materials for topics such as father engagement, interprofessional collaboration, community-based participatory research with fathers, and policy and program evaluation for practitioners and researchers in social services, juvenile justice, child welfare, public health, education, etc. Specifically, I have partnered with organizations to strengthen capacities to engage fathers/male clients to ultimately improve family and community outcomes.
Georgia Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program
Mountain Area Health Education Center
Fulton County Juvenile Justice
Georgia Department of Public Health – Healthy Start Georgia Collaborative
Who We’ve Worked With:
Need another perspective on your fatherhood initiative or vision?
Whether you’re experiencing challenges with organizational culture, program implementation, or need a community engagement strategy or evaluation plan to reflect your envisioned future, I’m here to help!
Sometimes there are needs that go beyond the scope of training or speaking. My consulting services can help you with community-engaged fatherhood work, father engagement strategies, fatherhood research, and program evaluation.