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New Episode Alert: Early Childhood Chats with Dr. James C. Rodríguez, MSW

We are thrilled to announce a brand new episode of Early Childhood Chats, and this one is particularly special! Join us as we sit down with the distinguished Dr. James C. Rodríguez, MSW, for an insightful and thought-provoking discussion on the critical aspects of early childhood development and education.

Meet Dr. James C. Rodríguez, MSW

Dr. James Rodríguez is a renowned expert in the field of social work and early childhood education. He is the founder and CEO of Fathers and Families Coalition of America. With a wealth of experience spanning over two decades, he has dedicated his career to improving the lives of young children and their families. His extensive background includes roles as a practitioner, educator, and advocate, making him a well-rounded and highly respected voice in the community.

What to Expect in This Episode

In this episode of the Early Childhood Chats podcast, host Andy Roszak interviews Dr. James Rodriguez from the Fathers and Families Coalition of America. Dr. Rodriguez has an impressive background, having served in the United States Army at a young age, worked as a social worker, and been recognized by Presidents George H.W. Bush and Barack Obama. He is also a professor and principal investigator for health initiatives funded by the CDC.

Dr. Rodríguez shares his deep knowledge and practical insights on a range of topics vital to early childhood development including his personal philosophies and advice to rising professionals. He also shares the origins and mission of the Fathers and Families Coalition of America. The coalition focuses on supporting fathers and families through various initiatives, including fatherhood training, health and wellness programs, educational support, and advocacy for family-friendly policies.

Some success stories highlight the impact of their work, such as a father who regained custody of his children and a family that improved their health and well-being. Dr. Rodriguez encourages listeners to get involved by volunteering, donating, or partnering with the coalition. The episode concludes with a call to action for more people to support the efforts of the Fathers and Families Coalition of America.

Why You Should Tune In

This episode is a must-listen for parents, educators, and anyone passionate about the well-being of young children. Dr. Rodríguez's expertise, combined with his practical advice and inspiring insights, will leave you feeling informed and empowered to make a difference in the lives of the children you care about.

How to Listen

Tune in to the latest episode of Early Childhood Chats on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Youtube. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review to help us reach more listeners who can benefit from these valuable conversations.

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Join the Conversation

We love hearing from our listeners! After you’ve listened to the episode, join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #EarlyChildhoodChats or tag The Institute for Childhood Preparedness. Share your thoughts, ask questions, and connect with other passionate individuals who are committed to fostering the best possible outcomes for young children.


Thank you for being a part of our community and for your dedication to early childhood education. We hope you enjoy this enriching episode with Dr. James C. Rodríguez, MSW, and we look forward to bringing you more inspiring content in the future.

If you would like to learn more about Dr. James’s work, please visit

To learn more about the conference put on by Fathers and Families Coalition of America, The 26th International Families and Fathers Conference: Building Bridges, please visit 

The conference will run from April 8-10, 2025 and is currently accepting speaker proposals until November 1, 2024. We hope you consider attending! 

Visit: to find out more about the Institute for Childhood Preparedness. 

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