Marianne Latz

Jun 26, 2014

Family Group Decision Making

Our center is deeply rooted in family group decision making. The director, Dr. Joan Pennell, originally coined this term to refer to putting families at the center of making plans over their lives. These plans widen the circle of supports […]

May 30, 2014

The Center Announces its July-December Training Schedule

The center announces the new family-centered practice training schedule for July to December 2014. To learn more about our training offerings you can go to our website and drill down through our Professional Training link for in-person and online training […]

May 28, 2014

The Center Hosts a Visiting Scholar

by: Stacy Comey We are excited to introduce Dr. Yan Li, a visiting research scholar from China. Dr. Li, and her daughter Andy, arrived in the U.S. in February 2014 and will be here until August 2014. The Center for […]

May 27, 2014

The Center for Family and Community Engagement Celebrates its Contributions to High-Impact Learning

by: Calista Wickert and Marianne Latz The center offers many opportunities and supports for students to engage in high-impact learning.  These learning opportunities support students in completing degree requirements through internships and research work. Students from multiple disciplines; public and […]

May 9, 2014

May is National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month. This is a time to celebrate all the people involved in supporting children and youth in foster care.

May 9, 2014

Youth Leadership Cafe

by: Marianne Latz The Center for Family and Community Engagement in collaboration with Strong Able Youth Speaking Out (SaySo) on March 21, 2014 jointly hosted a daylong conference entitled Youth Leadership Café. The event was based on the World Café model of engaging community […]