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Our Center's Training Update

Apr 19, 2024

Our Center’s Training Update

Important Center Announcement  The Center has removed all “Building Cultural Safety.” “Domestic Violence Policy and Best Practices in Child Welfare,” and “Navigating Child and Family Teams: The Role of the Facilitator” training dates April through June 2024. During this time, the Center is working closely with North Carolina Division of Social Services (NC DSS) to… 

unhoused youth

Feb 6, 2024

Our Center’s Newest Training Focusing on Unhoused Youth

According to the Youth Homelessness Overview from the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), approximately 4.2 million youth and young adults in the U.S. experience homelessness each year, and it is estimated that 700,000 of these are unaccompanied minors (2023). Homelessness, including youth homelessness, is a significant and tragic problem currently facing the United States.… 

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Aug 29, 2023

CFACE Updated Website Launch Focus on Professional Training

The Center is excited to announce that our website’s Professional Training page has officially been updated! As our Center journeys into the second half of this year, we are excited to be offering new trainings and an extensive schedule with over 10 events. These trainings help us to fulfill our mission as an engaged university… 

Live Online Classes

Aug 11, 2022

Our Official Calendar for In-Person and Live Online Classes!

The Center for Family and Community Engagement and the North Carolina Division of Social Services presents the official in-person and online trainings for the remainder of the year. We are excited to go back to in-person trainings and provide our trainees with a safe learning and networking environment. Our trainings and materials are guided by… 

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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? 

Jenny King

Mar 22, 2021

Meet us Monday: Jenny King

Jenny King has been with CFACE since May 2006 and serves a trainer and training coordinator. 

Laptop with CFACE logo on screen

Apr 17, 2020

Transition to Online Trainings

For many, the current COVID-19 epidemic has altered professional life. With stay-at-home orders and social distancing regulations in place many organizations are making the transition to conduct business online. The Center for Family and Community Engagement has a long and successful history of embracing both online and in-person formats for trainings, meetings and other key… 

Group of people putting their hands together during a training

Nov 15, 2019

Family-Centered Practice Project Training

Latest Update: Family-Centered Practice Project Training From April 2019 through October 2019, the Center’s FCP Training Program successfully delivered and co-trained 32 in-person training events, and 15 online events as part of our contract with the Division of Social Services.  Included in the delivery of these events, were curriculum additions of updated state policies and… 

The word prevention highlighted

Nov 15, 2019

Opioid Misuse Prevention among Rural Adolescents

Latest Update: Throughout the 2018-2019 school year, the Center partnered with Dr. Laura Widman (Associate Professor of Psychology, CFACE Faculty Partner) and her Teen Health Lab to deliver an opioid misuse prevention program to early adolescents living in a rural county in North Carolina. They worked with middle schools to make this program available to… 

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+…