End Seclusion Podcast

Families United for Self-Empowerment: A special interview with Victoria Johnson

March 14, 2021 The Alliance Against Seclusion and Restraint Season 2 Episode 5
End Seclusion Podcast
Families United for Self-Empowerment: A special interview with Victoria Johnson
Show Notes

In March of 2018 Victoria Johnson son was restrained by a school resource officer (SRO). Today Victoria is the founder of Families United for Self-Empowerment, a nonprofit organization in North Dakota. She helps mentor families and youth on how to become self-advocates. Victoria has a background in Business management, leadership, and Healthcare.

Families United for Self-Empowerment is a nonprofit organization that provides network support services for vulnerable families with children,young adults and youth throughout the State of North Dakota.We help connect families with other agencies, services and organizations. 

Victoria currently serve on the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction Special Education Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Advisory Committee and Cass County Juvenile justice Racial and Ethnic disparity committee. Her passion to help mentor families and youth is what led me to starting Families United for Self-Empowerment.