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Joan Pennell

May 9, 2022

Meet Us Monday: Joan Pennell, PhD, MSW

For today’s Meet Us Monday we are excited to highlight the work of our own Dr. Joan Pennell. Dr. Pennell is the Founding Director of the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) & Professor Emerita of Social Work at North Carolina State University. She became the Director of CFACE in 2008 and served in… 

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Mar 31, 2022

Celebration of Child and Family Serving Social Workers

Today, we especially want to celebrate our partners in the child welfare realm whose daily commitment to collaborating with families improves safety and outcomes for children and youth. 

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. 

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. 

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Oct 7, 2021

October is Impactful Student Month

Interested in learning more about how the center 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. 

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Jul 1, 2021

New Publication Examines Programs that Apply Restorative Justice Interventions for Intimate Partner Violence

Another publication is out! Family and Community Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence: Restorative Programs in the United States examines a sample of programs that use restorative justice (RJ) approaches for interpersonal violence (IPV) interventions. 

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May 4, 2021

Communicating and Collaborating Effectively in a Child and Family Team Meeting as a Guardian ad Litem

(CFT) as a Guardian ad Litem,” is a 2-hour self-paced, on-demand, certificate-bearing course that aims to serve as a resource for Guardians Ad Litem when navigating the CFT process. 

headshot of Kara Allen-Eckardd

Apr 30, 2021

Meet Us Monday: Kara Allen-Eckard

Meet Kara Allen-Eckard, who has been with CFACE since 2004 and serves as the Center’s Family Leadership Model Program Manager.  

Marianne Latz, Assistant Director

Apr 19, 2021

Meet Us Monday: Marianne Latz

Marianne Latz is the assistant director of the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) and the director of the CFACE Service Center.