Strengthening Parent Leadership Discussion Series – Session 2: Meaningful Parent Leadership Roles – Strategies for Success

In this second session of our four part series on Strengthening Parent Leadership, the CBCAP State Lead from Arizona and parent leaders from Arizona and Michigan share the importance of strategic planning and readiness when engaging parent leaders as collaborative partners in an array of prevention roles and activities. Presenters: MaryJo Alimena Caruso FRIENDS T/TA…

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What We’ve Learned Together About Building Partnerships

Part of the Sharing the Journey Voices of Parents and Practitioners series. A roundtable conversation between parents and practitioners who share the strategies, challenges, and benefits of taking on leadership roles and collaborating together to prevent child maltreatment and strengthen communities.

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Reflections from Parent Leaders

Part of the Sharing the Journey Voices of Parents and Practitioners series. A conversation between two parent leaders who share how they utilized their lived experience and expertise and partnered with practitioners to strengthen their families, communities, and programs.

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Perspectives from Practitioners

Part of the Sharing the Journey Voices of Parents and Practitioners series.  A conversation between two practitioners who discuss how collaborating with parent leaders makes a difference in state and local child abuse and neglect prevention efforts.

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Strengthening Parent Leadership Discussion Series – Session 1: Parent Leadership Readiness: Action Steps for Parents and Practitioners

This is the first session of a four part series on Strengthening Parent Leadership, focusing on readiness to engage with parents as partners in prevention work. The CBCAP State Lead Agency from Georgia shares how they prepared for their journey of parent engagement, collaboration and the creation of the Georgia Parent Advisory Council. Parent Leaders…

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Parent and Practitioner Newsletter – Winter 2020

In this issue: Undercover Broccoli: Harnessing Summer’s Magic Wellness and Resilience for Youth in Our Digital World Let’s Talk About Dad’s Mental Health Big Tiny Teachers of Vulnerability and Strength The Science of Trauma: Pathways to Recovery The Little Yellow House Recognizing and Addressing Trauma in Children

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Understanding the Role of Program Assessment in Child Abuse Prevention: Tools for Peer Review and Beyond

This resource was created by FRIENDS and is designed for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) programs conducting direct service with children, youth, and families. The tool provides information on the background of program assessment in CBCAP and outlines the role assessment supports in evaluation, parent involvement, and protective factors. The resource is structured to be…

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