Jessica Barker

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 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 […]

Mar 17, 2021

Learning to Support LGBTQ+ Youth in Substitute Care

The Center is excited to offer a series of child welfare training! “Learning to Support LGBTQ+ Youth in Substitute Care,” is a 4-hour self-paced, on-demand course that highlights the emerging issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression within […]

Mar 12, 2021

New On-Demand Training!

The NC State 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 […]

Mar 1, 2021

Meet Us Monday: Felicia Crawford

Meet Felicia Crawford! Felicia has been with CFACE since February 2018, and serves as a university program associate. While her primary role within the Center is focused upon financial management, Felicia provides administrative support across all departments at CFACE.  When […]

Feb 8, 2021

FACTT: Family Leadership Within the System of Care

The family is a cross-cultural foundation. Regardless of place and time, the family has always been entrusted with the care of children and other vulnerable members within the unit. While the traditional family portrait continues to evolve – to include […]