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unhoused youth

Feb 6, 2024

Our Center’s Newest Training Focusing on Unhoused Youth

According to the Youth Homelessness Overview from the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), approximately 4.2 million youth and young adults in the U.S. experience homelessness each year, and it is estimated that 700,000 of these are unaccompanied minors (2023). Homelessness, including youth homelessness, is a significant and tragic problem currently facing the United States.… 

Kemp Conference Call to Action

Dec 14, 2023

The 2023 Kempe Conference

The annual Kempe Conference was held from October 2-5, 2023. Kempe was honored to host the 2023 International Virtual Conference: A Call to Action to Change Child Welfare. The purpose of this conference was to reconvene and expand the international community of practice with over 1,800 participants from over 25 countries. This conference featured keynote… 

group of young people

Nov 27, 2023

A Way Home America’s State of the Movement (SOTM) Event

Last month, a few of our CFACE staff members attended A Way Home America’s State of the Movement (SOTM) virtual event, which was titled “I Declare Transformation–Activate and Advocate.” A Way Home America is a national organization comprised of “homeless youth providers, advocates, researchers, government agencies, philanthropists and young people dedicated to preventing and ending… 

Navigating Child and Family Teams: The Role of the Facilitator

Nov 14, 2023

Navigating Child and Family Teams: The Role of the Facilitator

Today, we are highlighting one of the Center’s trainings, “Navigating Child and Family Teams: The Role of the Facilitator.” This is a three-day training for those who facilitate child and family team meetings. A facilitator is someone who is neither the social worker for the family nor the supervisor of that child welfare worker. A… 

Two children sit in a grassy field

Aug 29, 2023

CFACE Updated Website Launch Focus on Professional Training

The Center is excited to announce that our website’s Professional Training page has officially been updated! As our Center journeys into the second half of this year, we are excited to be offering new trainings and an extensive schedule with over 10 events. These trainings help us to fulfill our mission as an engaged university… 

Anne Doyle

May 10, 2023

Impactful Student Highlight – Anne Doyle

Today, we are honoring one of our impactful students, Anne Doyle. She has worked for the Center since March 2022 managing internal communication and doing some copyediting. She recently graduated on May 7 with her Master’s in Communication from NC State. Her research focused on the rhetoric of mental health, but she also studied crisis and… 

Gracie Phillips

May 8, 2023

Impactful Student Highlight – Gracie

Today we would like to highlight one of our impactful student workers, Gracie Phillips. She has worked with the Center since March of 2022 and has managed our social media accounts, helped rebrand our social media strategy, wrote stories for our website, and more. She will be graduating this weekend with her Master’s of Science… 

Dr. Chris Mayhorn

Apr 18, 2023

Welcome to CFACE, Interim Director, Dr. Chris Mayhorn

We are so pleased to introduce our new Interim Director, Dr. Chris Mayhorn. Dr. Mayhorn grew up in Monroe, North Carolina, and joined the faculty at North Carolina State University in 2002. He also currently serves as the Psychology Department Head and Professor in the Human Factors and Applied Cognition Psychology graduate program on campus.… 

James B. Hunt Jr Library

Apr 10, 2023

Now Hiring: Communication Student Worker

This position offers flexibility, competitive pay, opportunities to express your creativity, and the ability to make a difference in wellbeing across North Carolinian communities. Responsibilities will include working with Center for Family and Community Engagement staff to write social media posts, update its social media policy and strategy, write stories, and support website maintenance. The… 

staff photos of Jamestown Park

Dec 12, 2022

October 17 – November 13 was the Step to It Movement Challenge

On November 17, 2022, ten members from the center’s team of staff, faculty, and students completed NC State University’s 4-week wellness challenge together. The Step to It Movement challenge, hosted by Wellness and Recreation beginning in mid-October, focused efforts to encourage and support improving overall health within the Wolfpack community. In conjunction with other universities, agencies,…