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Jan 12, 2021

CFACE Supports Child Welfare Family Engagement

The Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) is proud to support North Carolina’s efforts to improve family engagement within child welfare services. 

Jan 11, 2021

Impactful Students: Favorite Memories

Working from various locations across North Carolina, it’s not always easy for CFACE staff and students to come together. This is made more difficult in light of current social distancing measures. While the pandemic presented its share of challenges, some of our graduate student staff were able to appreciate several moments of joy and positivity.… 


Jan 8, 2021

Spotlight: Family Agency Collaborative Training Team (FACTT)

CFACE is launching a series of spotlight articles to reintroduce the Center’s various programs and initiatives that continue to perpetuate family-community-academic partnerships serving North Carolina families and communities. 

Dec 17, 2020

Reina Evans: Promoting Community Outreach Through Academic Research

As 2020 comes to an end, CFACE would like to take time to reflect on the many accomplishments achieved by a talented graduate student with whom we had the pleasure to collaborate and support this year. Reina Evans is a doctoral student in the Applied Social and Community Psychology Program at NC State. With an interest… 

Dec 14, 2020

New On-Demand Training

The Center for Family and Community Engagement is proud to announce the launch of a new course being offered under the Addictions Specialist Certificate Program for Paraprofessionals! “Interactive Storytelling to Investigate Personal Consequences: Scenario Based Learning,” is a course that investigates how interactive storytelling and scenario-based learning can function as tools for paraprofessionals when working… 

Dec 7, 2020

Guidance for Family and Youth Partner Trainers

We are excited to announce “Guidance for Family and Youth Partner Trainers.” This online course was developed by the Family Agency Collaborative Training Team (FACTT) as a resource for family and youth partners interested in partnership training. Partnership training teams are defined as two or more trainers who work together to create and deliver training… 

Nov 11, 2020

Roundtable Discussions: Racial Justice in America

We are excited to share that the Center for Family and Community’s Engagement’s Racial Justice Panel video is now available for viewing! This collaboration with university and community partners on important and timely topics related to racial injustice can be found by clicking here.  Kristin Bradford, the Center’s Graphic Designer & Marketing Specialist, served as… 

Nov 9, 2020

CFACE Highlight: Recent Publication

We are excited to highlight the recent publication “Family and Community Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence: Restorative Programs in the United States.” Dr. Joan Pennell, our founding director, is the lead author of this article published in Violence Against Women. Now through November 14, 2020, the article will be free for public access and download.… 

Oct 14, 2020

NC State Addictions Specialist Certificate Program for Paraprofessionals

NC State University’s Center for Family and Community Engagement and the School of Social Work are proud to announce the launch of the NC State Addictions Specialist Certificate Program for Paraprofessionals. New on-demand courses will be released on the 15th of each month, beginning October 15, 2020. Live course sessions will be offered for 1.5 to 3… 

Sep 29, 2020

CFACE Co-Sponsoring North Carolina 2020 U.S. Senate Race Town Hall

EDIT: Due to a scheduling conflict, this town hall has been postponed. We are working to reschedule it and will post details as soon as they are available. We apologize for the late notice. Thank you to everyone who had signed on to participate or planned to join us via the livestream! Our mission at the…