Center for Family and Community Engagement

Nov 22, 2019

CFACE Highlight: Dr. Glenda Clare

Happy Day of Appreciation for Grand-Family Heads of Household! The Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) is proud to acknowledge the hard-work and dedication of Dr. Glenda Clare, our Family Partner Specialist. Through her commitment to kinship issues, she […]

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.  […]

Nov 15, 2019

The Family Leadership Model

Latest Update: CFACE program staff continue to support development and evaluation of the North Carolina Child Welfare Family Leadership Model. Designed to engage child welfare families in policy, program, and practice discussions, the model supports collaboration and partnerships between families […]

Nov 15, 2019

Surveying Community Child Protective Teams

Latest Update: Over the past 5 years, the Center for Family and Community Engagement at North Carolina State University has played an integral part in supporting improvements to child welfare in our state. The Center’s consistent membership on the Community […]

Nov 15, 2019

Restorative Justice Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence

Latest Update: In collaboration with the Center for Court Innovations (New York City) and consultant Dr. Gale Burford, CFACE conducted a national study of restorative approaches to intimate partner violence (IPV). The grant funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, […]

Nov 15, 2019

Bail Reform

Latest Update: To date, our work on bail reform has centered on pretrial risk assessment tools and current bail practices. Briefly, pretrial risk assessment tools are designed to increase structure, consistency, and accuracy in the evaluation of the likelihood of […]

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 […]

Nov 15, 2019

Military and Veteran Health and Wellness

Latest Update: From March-April 2019, the Center funded a project, led by Dr. Sam Cacace (CFACE Postdoctoral Research Scholar), to gather pilot data regarding the needs of military service members, veterans, and their families across North Carolina. To achieve this […]

Nov 15, 2019

Foster Parents

Latest Update: Dr. Kate Norwalk, in her work with the Center, conducted a needs assessment for the Foster Family Alliance of North Carolina (FFA-NC), to inform planning for how best to serve foster, adoptive, and kinship parents and to promote […]

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 […]