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Tag: Research-and-Engagement

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… 

Youth in a line wearing backpacks at school

Nov 15, 2019

Surveying Community Child Protective Teams

Latest Update: Over the past 5 years, the Center for Family and Community Engagement at North Carolina State University has played an integral part in supporting improvements to child welfare in our state. The Center’s consistent membership on the Community Child Protection Team (CCPT) Advisory Board has ensured quality data collection from county CCPTs across… 

Waterfall with cascades

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… 

Gavel resting on judge's desk

Nov 15, 2019

Bail Reform

Latest Update: To date, our work on bail reform has centered on pretrial risk assessment tools and current bail practices. Briefly, pretrial risk assessment tools are designed to increase structure, consistency, and accuracy in the evaluation of the likelihood of pretrial outcomes, such as failure to appear in court or new crime, through consideration of… 

Military mom hugging family

Nov 15, 2019

Military and Veteran Health and Wellness

Latest Update: From March-April 2019, the Center funded a project, led by Dr. Sam Cacace (CFACE Postdoctoral Research Scholar), to gather pilot data regarding the needs of military service members, veterans, and their families across North Carolina. To achieve this goal, the Center hosted community cafes for military service members, veterans, military families, and leadership… 

LGBTQ+ Youth with rainbow hair

Nov 15, 2019

LGBTQ+ Youth in Foster Care

Study Looking at Health and Well-being of LGBTQ+ Youth in Foster Care Latest Update: Dr. Elan Hope is conducting a study with the Center that looks to find out about the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ foster youth. The survey is being distributed to young adults 18 – 30 years old who identify as LGBTQ+…