Webinar

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WEBINAR WEDNESDAYS

The National Family Support Network's Webinar Wednesdays series raises awareness of valuable work in the Family Support and Strengthening Field.  An overview of the Standards of Quality is provided on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.

Upcoming Webinar Wednesdays

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February 9, 2022, 2:30pm - 3:45pmET

An Overview of the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support

This webinar will provide an overview of the nationally-adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support.

It will include examples of how they are being implemented at the systems and program level, including through the Standards Certification Training which more than 11,00 people across the U.S. and Canada have successfully completed the Certification Training to date. For more information and to register, please click here.

February 16, 2022, 2:30pm - 3:45pmET

Uncovering America's Best Kept Secret: Family Resource Centers and Family Resource Center Networks

This webinar  will shed light on the often under the radar work and impact of the more than 3,000 Family Resource Centers organized into Family Resource Center Networks in 36 states and the District of Columbia that support more than 2 million people annually.

For more information and to register, please click here.

Recent Webinar Wednesdays

November 17, 2021

Developing Family Resource Center Networks: Where Do We Start?

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This webinar provides information and tools to support the next steps in developing a Family Resource Center Network and includes a detailed review of two Network development continua developed by the NFSN. 

Presenters: 

  • Jennifer Green, Senior Manager of Membership & Events, National Family Support Network

  • Julie Matusick, Senior Manager of Standards Training & Implementation, National Family Support Network

November 3, 2021

Network Spotlight: Strengthening Indiana Families

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This webinar highlights the development of the newly-launched four Family Resource Centers (FRCs) of the Strengthening Indiana Families Project.  The FRCs are co-located in churches and community organizations in targeted rural counties throughout the state, and leverage multiple community partners to assist families in a single hub of connections. 

Presenters: 

  • Terry Stigdon, Director, Indiana Department of Child Services

  • Susy Mariscal, Project Director and Associate Professor, Indiana University School of Social Work

  • Angel Crone, Project Director, Indiana University School of Social Work

  • Bryan Victor, Project Evaluator and Assistant Professor, Wayne University School of Social Work

Moderator: 

  • Andrew Russo, Co-founder & Director,  National Family Support Network

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Core Webinar Wednesdays

These two recurring Webinar Wednesdays provide foundational understanding of the Family Support Field.  Viewing them for valuable context in advance of participating in other sessions is highly encouraged.

January 12, 2022

An Overview of the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support

Webinar Link Materials Link

This webinar provides an overview of the nationally-adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support.

Presenters:

  • Julie Matusick, Senior Manager of Standards Training & Implementation, National Family Support Network

December 15, 2021

Uncovering America's Best Kept Secret: Family Resource Centers and Family Resource Center Networks

Webinar LinkMaterials Link

This webinar sheds light on the often under the radar work and impact of the more than 3,000 Family Resource Centers organized into Family Resource Center Networks in 35 states and the District of Columbia that support more than 2 million people annually.

Presenters: 

  • Jennifer Green, Senior Manager- Membership & Events, National Family Support Network 

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Webinar Wednesdays Library

Recordings and materials from previous Webinar Wednesdays are available.  Click on a category to explore them.