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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… 

waterfall cascades

Dec 3, 2019

The report is out!—Study highlights and questions for restorative approaches to intimate partner violence

Just posted—A National Portrait of Restorative Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence[i]—makes a much-needed contribution to the national debate on whether to use restorative approaches in situations of intimate partner violence (IPV).  Frequently expressed and legitimate concerns are that power imbalances will endanger the persons harmed if they take part in restorative forums with the persons… 

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Nov 15, 2019

Restorative Justice Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence

Latest Update: In collaboration with the Center for Court Innovations (New York City) and consultant Dr. Gale Burford, CFACE conducted a national study of restorative approaches to intimate partner violence (IPV). The grant funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women and National Institute of Justice, speaks to the increasing interest… 

Dr. Joan Pennell at a Conference in Taiwan

Apr 15, 2019

CFFACE Spotlight: What has Dr. Joan Pennell been up to since retirement?

Dr. Joan Pennell became the founding director of the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFFACE) in 2008, and served in this capacity until her retirement in 2018. She is currently a Professor Emerita of Social Work at North Carolina State University. Although retired, Dr. Pennell has maintained an active role with CFFACE through her… 

Mar 26, 2018

Networking Alliance Recap March 2018

The Networking Alliance meeting on March 16, 2018 was packed full of great information sharing. New staff were introduced and those present screened the Center’s newest video, discussed the Center’s review and approval for continuation, joined table topic discussions, found out more about the new principal investigator of the Family-Centered Practice Project, and were excited… 

Dec 13, 2017

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.