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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July 7, 2021, 2:30pm - 3:45pm ET

Developing Family Resource Center Networks: Where Do We Start?

Whether you are a funder or a community-based organization interested in developing a Family Resource Center Network, this webinar provides information and tools to support your next steps. The webinar includes a detailed review of two Network development continua developed by the NFSN. Register here.

 

July 14, 2021, 2:30pm - 3:45pm ET

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

This webinar will provide an overview of the newly-revised version of the 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 9,900 people have successfully completed nationwide. Register here.

Recent Webinar Wednesdays

May 26, 2021

Network Spotlight: Nevada Family Resource Center Network

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This webinar highlights the work of the Nevada Family Resource Center Network, 22 FRCs that serve a geographically diverse population that encompasses both urban and rural residents.

Presenters:

  • Tisa Muhaddes, Social Service Program Specialist III, Nevada Department of Health & Human Services

  • Alma Spears, Senior Vice President of Family Services & Counseling, Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada

  • Erik Schoen, Executive Director, Community Chest, Inc., Nevada

 

April 28, 2021

On the Same Page: Family Resource Centers Co-located in Libraries

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This webinar highlights Family Resource Centers (FRCs) co-located in public libraries in Pittsburgh, PA, Gainesville, FL, and Phoenix Arizona. 

Presenters:

  • Danielle M. Gill, Family Center Coordinator, Greater Hazelwood Family Center, Pennsylvania

  • Pebbles Edelman, Senior VP, Clinical & Community Services, Partnership for Strong Families, Florida

  • Diane Johnson, Library Manager, Cone Park Branch, Florida

  • Wendy Resnik, Children and Teen Services Coordinator, Phoenix Public Library, Arizona

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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.

June 9

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

Presenter:

  • Trisha Reynolds, Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Services Administrator, Utah Department of Child and Family Services

  • Julie Matusick, Membership & Administration Manager,  National Family Support Network

June 16

Uncovering America's Best Kept Secret: Family Resource Centers and Family Support & Strengthening Networks

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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 Support and Strengthening Networks in 33 states and the District of Columbia that support more than 2 million people annually. 

Presenter: Julie Matusick, Membership & Administration Manager, 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.