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April 8, 2020

Supporting Families through Best Practice: An Overview of the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support - with Texas Implementation

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This webinar provides an overview of the nationally-adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support and highlights their implementation in Texas. 

Presenters: 

  • Julie Matusick, National Family Support Network

  • Jennifer Green, Prevention and Early Intervention Division, Texas Department of Family Protective Services

  • Mayra Carter, Community Services Division, BCFS Health and Human Services

September 20, 2017

Standards Implementation: Lessons Learned from the Greater Cleveland Family Strengthening Network

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This webinar provides an overview of the nationally-adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support and highlights how their implementation by a private foundation with its grantees led to the development of a new Network of Family Support and Strengthening organizations in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Presenter: Christie Manning, Senior Program Officer for Resilient Families, Saint Luke's Foundation, Ohio

April 19, 2017

Standards Implementation: Lessons Learned and Innovations from Santa Barbara County

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This webinar spotlights the work of First 5 Santa Barbara County and the Network of Family Resource Centers of Santa Barbara County to implement the Standards of Quality.

Presenter: Teressa Johnes, Family Support/One Year Grants Officer, First 5 Santa Barbara County

Cross-walking Approaches with the Standards

April 18, 2018

Cross-walking the Standards of Quality with a Trauma Informed Approach

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This webinar details how the nationally-adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support relate to the fundamental principles of a Trauma Informed Approach. 

Presenter: Debbie Comstock, Protective Factors for Utah Families

February 1, 2017

Navigating Assessment Tools for Family Support and Strengthening Programs
Co-presented with FRIENDS National Center for CBCAP

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This webinar introduces three tools that can be utilized by funders and programs for evaluating Family Support and Strengthening work and explores their intersection points:

  • Understanding the Role of Program Assessment in Child Abuse Prevention: Tools for Peer Review and Beyond - developed by FRIENDS

  • Strengthening Families Self Assessment for Community-Based Programs     - developed by the Center for the Study of Social Policy

  • Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support assessment tools - developed by the National Family Support Network

Presenters: 

  • Samantha Florey, Director of Training, National Family Support Network

  • Cailin O'Connor, Senior Associate, Center for the Study of Social Policy

  • Edi Winkle, Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator, FRIENDS National Center for CBCAP

December 7, 2016

Exploring the Crosswalk of the Standards of Quality and Parents as Teachers Standards

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This webinar presents the crosswalk that has been developed relating the nationally-adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support with the Parents as Teachers Quality Standards. 

Presenters: 

  • Sondra Horowitz, Senior Quality Specialist, Parents as Teachers

  • Karen Shanoski, Partnerships Project Manager, Pennsylvania Parents as Teachers State Office

  • Samantha Florey, Director of Training, National Family Support Network

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