Center for Family and Community Engagement

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 […]

Nov 15, 2019

Meet Our Director: Dr. Sarah Desmarais

Dr. Sarah Desmarais is a Professor in the Applied Social and Community Psychology Program with the Department of Psychology at North Carolina State University (NCSU). In addition to her work as a professor with NCSU, she is the Director of […]

Nov 15, 2019  |  Center for Family and Community Engagement

CFFACE to CFACE

Latest Update: The Center for Family and Community Engagement is changing! While we are still the organization you know and love, we are updating our look. Part of this update involves our name. While we are still the Center for […]

Nov 15, 2019

New Faculty Partner: Dr. Kwesi Craig C. Brookins

The Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) is thrilled to announce our latest faculty partnership with Dr. Kwesi Craig C. Brookins. Dr. Brookins is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies at North Carolina State University, where he […]

Jul 19, 2019

Connect With Us Online: @cfacencstate

We are delighted to announce that we are now on FOUR social media platforms! Now you can connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. We are incredibly grateful to you, our audience, for regularly engaging with us online. […]

Jul 1, 2019

Center Spotlight: Megan Fletcher

Meet, Megan! Megan is one of our fabulous Communication Specialists here at the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE). She started working with CFACE in the fall of 2018, and was the primary communication specialist for the Foster Family […]

Jun 5, 2019  |  Center for Family and Community Engagement

Way to go to our community partner Carmelita Coleman!

Way to go Carmelita Coleman! One of the Center for Family and Community Engagement’s community partners, Carmelita Coleman, will be a featured artist for the exhibit “The Story of Foster Care” by the Empty Frames Initiative. The exhibit will display […]