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May 30, 2014

The Center Announces its July-December Training Schedule

The center announces the new family-centered practice training schedule for July to December 2014. To learn more about our training offerings you can go to our website and drill down through our Professional Training link for in-person and online training offerings. Our training pages give directions on how to sign up for each workshop. The… 

May 27, 2014

The Center for Family and Community Engagement Celebrates its Contributions to High-Impact Learning

by: Calista Wickert and Marianne Latz The center offers many opportunities and supports for students to engage in high-impact learning.  These learning opportunities support students in completing degree requirements through internships and research work. Students from multiple disciplines; public and private universities; and different levels of education (high school, undergraduate, graduate) have participated in center… 

May 9, 2014

Youth Leadership Cafe

by: Marianne Latz The Center for Family and Community Engagement in collaboration with Strong Able Youth Speaking Out (SaySo) on March 21, 2014 jointly hosted a daylong conference entitled Youth Leadership Café. The event was based on the World Café model of engaging community members and professionals in discussion of a specific topic. This Café topic was “how to… 

Oct 31, 2013

Study Shows Innovative Program Helps Limit Domestic Violence

The statistics are horrifying. Nearly three in 10 women have been stalked or assaulted by their partner, and states reported investigating abuse cases involving 5.9 million children in 2010. It hurts children to be exposed to domestic violence, and child maltreatment and partner abuse too often happen in the same families. But social workers and… 

Feb 10, 2012

Giving Voice to Children and Families

Joan Pennell serves as lead guest editor for a special issue of Child Welfare, the country’s leading journal on the topic. The issue, “Taking Child and Family Rights Seriously” highlights family engagement in child welfare, and Pennell is an expert in the topic. Pennell, an NC State professor of social work, directs the Center for Family and Community Engagement.