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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. 

Courtney Wade

Oct 21, 2021

Impactful Students: Courtney Wade

Courtney Wade, a graduate extension assistant, shares more about her time with CFACE. 

Meet Mariah Thompson-Grissett

Oct 18, 2021

Meet Us Monday: Mariah Thompson-Grissett

Mariah Thompson-Grissett has several years of lived child welfare experience. She is a Regional Assistant for Strong Able Youth Speaking Out (SaySo) 

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Oct 7, 2021

October is Impactful Student Month

Interested in learning more about how CFACE impacts students on campus? 

Group of faculty standing in front of School of Social Work building.

Oct 1, 2021

New Training Program Aids Effort to Reduce Overdoses

An NC State specialist certificate program is helping paraprofessionals around the state tackle opioid-use disorder in their communities. 

Meet Gina Brown

Sep 20, 2021

Meet Us Monday: Gina Brown

Gina Brown serves in the role of kinship parent on the Child Welfare Family Advisory Council (CWFAC). 


Aug 24, 2021

2021 International Conference: A Call to Action to Change Child Welfare

Kempe's International Virtual Conference, A Call to Action to Change Child Welfare is now open and our Conference Agenda has just been released!