Stories From 2021

Aug 24, 2021

2021 International Conference: A Call to Action to Change Child Welfare

Kempe's International Virtual Conference, A Call to Action to Change Child Welfare is now open and our Conference Agenda has just been released!

Jul 1, 2021

New Publication Examines Programs that Apply Restorative Justice Interventions for Intimate Partner Violence

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.

May 4, 2021

Communicating and Collaborating Effectively in a Child and Family Team Meeting as a Guardian ad Litem

“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 process. […]

Apr 30, 2021

Meet Us Monday: Kara Allen-Eckard

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. Additionally, […]

Apr 26, 2021  |  Meet Us Mondays

Meet Us Monday: Dr. Sam Cacace

Meet Dr. Sam Cacace! Dr. Cacace is an esteemed research scholar, and heads the Center’s Military and Veteran Health and Wellness Program.  Since joining CFACE in October 2018, Dr. Cacace has worked on several veteran advocacy projects. In partnership with the […]

Apr 19, 2021

Meet Us Monday: Marianne Latz

Meet Marianne Latz! Marianne is the Assistant Director of the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) and the Director of the CFACE Service Center.  Marianne has been with the Center since May 2006 and is responsible for the overall […]

Apr 11, 2021

Community Engagement Partnerships

Engaging our communities in a meaningful way is something that we take seriously at the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE). Building safe, healthy and productive families and communities together is our organization’s vision. It is a vision built […]

Apr 11, 2021

CFACE Partners with the Governor’s Institute in Advocacy of Military Wellness

The Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) would like to recognize Dr. Sam Cacace for her recent accomplishments in support of military wellness. Dr. Cacace is a research scholar specializing in experimental and quantitative psychology, military psychology and group […]

Apr 11, 2021

Center Spotlight: On-Demand Child Welfare Training

While we may not be able to meet face-to-face at the moment, training continues! The Center offers a variety of child welfare courses designed to suit even the most demanding schedule. With convenience in mind, participants can complete the desired […]

Apr 1, 2021  |  Training

New On-Demand Training!

The NC Addictions Specialist Certificate Program for Paraprofessionals was developed to increase paraprofessionals in the field of addictions. Each month, new on-demand courses are released, which can be applied to North Carolina Addictions Specialist Professional Practice Board certification.  The Center […]