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Family Matters: Providing Support to Kinship Care Providers

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Kinship care is an increasingly common form of care for children formally involved with child welfare systems. It’s also a way to prevent children from entering child welfare systems by providing stability during times of family stress. How do we ensure formal and informal kinship care providers are receiving the support they need? Learn more […]

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Supporting Grandfamilies and Kinship Navigation

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How do Family Resource Centers (FRCs) work with grandparents and kin caring for children? How can FRCs be leveraged for implementation of federally-funded kinship navigation? What resources are available to support working effectively with grandparents and kin? Across the United States, about 2.7 million children live in grandfamilies or kinship families – families in which […]

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Toolkits for Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Agencies to Help Young People Heal and Thrive During and After Natural Disasters

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The United States is among the top five countries in the world that are most affected by natural disasters. Young people are especially vulnerable to the negative effects of natural disasters and those who are involved in the child welfare and/or juvenile justice systems are at particularly high risk for experiencing disaster-related traumatic stress and […]

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Stabilizing Housing for Families of Children who Experience Mental Health and/or Substance Use Challenges: Part I – Understanding the Challenges Families Face and the Benefits Available to Them

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In this 2-part series presented by the Homeless and Housing Resource Center (HHRC) and National Family Support Technical Assistance Center (NFSTAC), the presenters will share important information about family homelessness and the supports available to help families regain housing stability.  

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Shifting the Paradigm: Perpetrator Engagement and Responsibility in DV

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Event Description: CVCA members, Cal OES funded partners, and statewide direct service providers are invited to join us for an interactive, two-hour training on shifting the paradigm from the traditional "failure to protect" to a safety organized approach to domestic violence. This training will focus on partnering with the survivor, perpetrator engagement and responsibility, and […]

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Spreading HOPE

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This presentation will cover the importance of Positive Childhood Experiences, the research showing their mitigating effects on ACEs, the neurobiological basis for these effects, the four building blocks of HOPE, and type 1 vs. type 2 thinking. Ideas to incorporate the HOPE Framework into practice will be introduced.   Learn More and Register

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Historical Trauma in Northeast America

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Discussions will include the treatment of Indigenous Americans, chattel slavery, colonization, immigration and housing discrimination among other relevant topics.

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