Research-and-Engagement

Dec 3, 2019

The report is out!—Study highlights and questions for restorative approaches to intimate partner violence

Just posted—A National Portrait of Restorative Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence[i]—makes a much-needed contribution to the national debate on whether to use restorative approaches in situations of intimate partner violence (IPV).  Frequently expressed and legitimate concerns are that power imbalances […]

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

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

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 […]

Jun 18, 2018  |  Social Work News

From Professor to Professor Emerita: Dr. Joan Pennell Retires after 20 Years of Honorable Service to the Department of Social Work

When Dr. Joan Pennell moved to North Carolina from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, in December 1997 to take the position of Director of the Social Work Program at NC State, she thought she had arrived in heaven. With its flowering […]