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CALL FOR PAPERS ON DEFINING THE EVIDENCE BASE FOR IN-HOME CHILD WELFARE SERVICES

NRCFCP Director, Miriam Landsman to Guest Edit Journal of Public Child Welfare

This special issue of Journal of Public Child Welfare seeks to stimulate intentional thinking about how child welfare systems--the public sector and allied formal and informal community resources--are currently working toward improving outcomes when children are at home and to help keep children at home. The issue strives to inform the field of practices with the strongest evidence base that have been applied to in-home child welfare services.

DEADLINE: November 15, 2014 [CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS]

 

NRCFCP AND COLLABORATORS TO PROVIDE TRAINING FOR IOWA'S PEER SUPPORT WORKFORCE

The University of Iowa, Division of Child and Community Health, Center for Child Health Improvement and Innovation, in collaboration with the National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice at the University of Iowa School of Social Work (UI-NRC), Access for Special Kids (ASK)Resource Center, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness - Iowa (NAMI)has been selected by Magellan of Iowa to provide a comprehensive training program for Iowa's family to family peer support workforce. The Iowa Family Navigator Training Collaborative will provide intensive training in four Iowa locations.

Family Navigator trainings:

Waterloo, Iowa

Days 1-3  Sept. 23-25 (T-Th), Days 4-7  Oct. 20-23  (M-Th)

Des Moines, Iowa

Days 1-3  Oct. 7-9 (T-Th), Days 4-7  Nov. 3-6  (M-Th)

[Flyer] [online registration]

Questions? E-mail Wynne Worley

REGISTER FOR FAMILY SUPPORT SUPERVISOR CERTIFICATION TRAINING

The National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice at the University of Iowa is pleased to announce a new certification training program for supervisors of family support programs.  The course, Strengthening Family Support through Supervision, is a blended in-person/on-line course. Four training days will be conducted on-site and in-person. One of the most important goals for the on-site time is developing relationships with and learning from other supervisors. We have organized training for family support supervisors from diverse professional backgrounds and at all career stages.   The curriculum supports the Iowa Family Support Standards and is applicable to a variety of family support models, including Healthy Families America, Early Head Start, Head Start, Parents as Teachers, FaDSS and local program models.

[click here for description and registration form]


NRCIHS

The National Resource Center for In-Home Services (NRC In-Home), a service of the Children’s Bureau, provides child welfare expertise on services designed to ensure the safety and well-being of children and youth in their homes, prevent their initial placement or re-entry into foster care, and preserve, support and stabilize their families.

 

 

 

 
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