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A Moment of Gratitude

Nov 16, 2022

A Moment of Gratitude

“One of our full time trainers, Marissa Turner, created a reflection piece expressing the gratitude we have for those who take courses with us. Her piece can be read below:” For the family centered practice training team, customer service is a critical part of our engagement with the community. It is not only an important… 

Congratulations, Dr. Eva McKinsey!

Nov 7, 2022

Congratulations, Dr. Eva McKinsey!

Today we would like to highlight an exciting accomplishment achieved by our research consultant, Dr. Eva McKinsey. Dr. McKinsey has successfully defended her doctoral dissertation. She joined the Center at the beginning of 2020 to assist on the evaluation of a model citation in lieu of arrest program. This project is in collaboration with the… 

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Oct 20, 2022

CFACE’s Jeanne Preisler and Dr. Emily Smith Present at the Prestigous Kempe Conference

The Kempe Center hosted its 2022 International Virtual Conference: A Call to Action to Change Child Welfare from Oct. 3-6. This event created an opportunity to debate, innovate, and discuss transforming child welfare and to re-imagine healthy, restorative, and healing ways of working with children, youth and families. The conference boasted 8 keynote speakers, 150+… 

Candice Helton, wrote a reflection piece describing her experience.

Aug 2, 2022

“Oh to be back to in-person training! What a great feeling!”

I don’t know about you, but the past few years of learning, professional development, and training have held both challenges and joys for me, personally. Much of my work since my hire date in late 2020 consists of delivering online trainings monthly to child welfare professionals statewide. As satisfying as this work is, I’d be… 

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Jun 23, 2022

Fathering in Recovery Training Online Course

Did you know that research suggests that 1 in 8 children in the United States grow up with a parent suffering from a substance use disorder?