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

March 10, 2021, 12:30pm - 2:00pmET

Launch of the NEW Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support

What is included in the NEW version of the Standards?  
How can programs use the Standards to advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion?  What does it mean to be a quality Family Strengthening and Support Program?  Meet the people behind the review and revision process that engaged NFSN Member Networks across the United States, parent leaders, and representatives of Family Strengthening and Support organizations in Canada and learn how the Standards have been thoroughly updated for the first time since 2012  Register
 here.

March 17, 2021, 2:30pm - 3:45pmET

Developing Family Support & Strengthening Networks: Where Do We Start?

Whether you are a funder or a community-based organization interested in developing a Family Support & Strengthening 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.

March 31, 2021, 2:30pm - 3:45pmET

Network Spotlight: Tennessee Family Resource Center Network

This webinar will highlight the work of the Tennessee Family Resource Center Network, 102 school-based Family Resource Centers (FRCs).  By effectively collaborating with the public education system and other community organizations, FRCs have been able to assist families and students to improve education outcomes, access social and mental health services, and address barriers that hinder family strengthening. Register here.

Recent Webinar Wednesdays

January 27

Having their Moment: How the Pandemic Has Spotlighted the Value of Family Resource Centers

Webinar Link • Materials Link

This webinar provides an overview of how FRCs’ pandemic response has raised their profile. 

Presenters:

  • Dan Johnson (R), Utah State Representative

  • Merritt Beckett, Senior Program Manager, California Family Resource Association (CFRA)

  • B. Estela Camacho, Family Resource Center Director, Morris Street School, Connecticut

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

February 17

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

Webinar Link • Materials 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 Support and Strengthening Networks in 31 states and the District of Columbia that support more than 2 million people annually. 

Presenter: Andrew Russo, Co-Founder and Director, National Family Support Network

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.

February 10

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

With New York Implementation

Webinar Link • Materials Link

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

Presenters:

  • Linda George, Family Support and Literacy Coordinator, ProAction of Steuben & Yates, New York

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

Webinar Wednesdays Library

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

 

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