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Jan 19, 2022

Now Hiring: Communication Student Worker

Passionate about storytelling, editing and working with social media? Work with us! 

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Jan 10, 2022

Meet Us Monday: Dr. Kwesi Brookins

Meet our Center Director, Dr. Kwesi Brookins, who has been with us since July 2020. When asked about the focus of his work, he shared that his role is primarily leadership, visioning and management. 

Eight people surround a table that reads, "You have a voice."

Dec 17, 2021

Celebrating Stakeholder Engagement!

We are grateful to each of the members of the North Carolina Child Welfare Family Advisory Council and celebrate their numerous accomplishments in 2021. 

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Dec 16, 2021

Give the Gift of Training

Wanting to spread holiday cheer? Give the gift of training to people in your workplace or community! 

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Dec 13, 2021

Now Hiring: Policy Analyst

We’re looking for an advanced graduate student to join our center in support of policy research. 

Responding to Disaster

Dec 9, 2021

Responding to Disaster Training

We are proud to work with the NC Division of Social Services and our partners at the UNC School of Social Work to support the engagement of families with lived child welfare experience in the development of training for North Carolina resource parents. Child Welfare Family Advisory Council (CWFAC) membership, supported by our Family Leadership… 

Meet Kate Norwalk

Nov 29, 2021

Meet Us Monday: Kate Norwalk

Kate Norwalk is an assistant professor of psychology at NC State. She started working with CFACE in 2016. The main focus of her work with the Center involves training and advocacy for resource parents. 

Meet Melissa Russell

Nov 15, 2021

Meet Us Monday: Melissa Russell

Melissa Russell is a seasoned foster and adoptive parent from New Hanover County. She has created strong relationships with fellow foster parents in her community and volunteers at the Foster Pantry, which helps connect families and children with essential needs and resources. 

Dr. Qiana R. Cryer-Coupet

Nov 1, 2021

Meet Us Monday: Dr. Qiana R. Cryer-Coupet

Dr. Cryer-Coupet's research with CFACE started in 2016, when she conducted research on nonresident father components of the Family Centered Practice Project. 

Rikki Camarillo

Oct 28, 2021

Impactful Students: Rikki Camarillo

Former communication student worker Rikki Camarillo shares more about her time with CFACE.