A Message from Dr. Brookins
- Kwesi Brookins, PhD, Center Director
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New Publication Examines Programs that Apply Restorative Justice Interventions for Intimate Partner Violence
July 1, 2021
Another publication is out! Family and Community Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence: Restorative Programs in the United States examines a sample of programs that use restorative justice (RJ) approaches for interpersonal violence (IPV) interventions.[…]
Communicating and Collaborating Effectively in a Child and Family Team Meeting as a Guardian ad Litem
May 4, 2021
“Communicating and Collaborating Effectively in a Child and Family Team Meeting (CFT) as a Guardian ad Litem,” is a 2-hour self-paced, on-demand, certificate-bearing course that aims to serve as a resource for Guardians Ad Litem when navigating the CFT[…]
Meet Us Monday: Kara Allen-Eckard
April 30, 2021
Meet Kara Allen-Eckard! Kara has been with CFACE since 2004 and serves as the Center’s Family Leadership Model Program Manager.
As a staunch advocate for family and community engagement, Kara’s work focuses upon child welfare system reform and improvement.[…]
"The work that we do contributes to meaningful improvements in the safety, health and well-being of families and communities."
Kwesi Brookins, PhD, Center Director
Professional trainings are at the heart of what we do. As an engaged university center, we learn from families and communities, and with them, we create and inform practice, policy, and knowledge.
Engaging families in the decision-making processes that occur within Social Services and related systems (such as Public Schools, Mental Health, etc.) is a core focus of the Center’s work.