September 2021 CBCAP PLC: Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)

Leads hear from our colleagues at the ACF Office of Community Services, with the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG). The purpose of CSBG is to address the causes and conditions of poverty. With roots in the 1960s War on Poverty, CSBG entities carry out this mission through direct services and community-level initiatives that promote economic…

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July 2021 CBCAP PLC: Child Welfare Information Gateway Presents: Implementing and Evaluating Public Awareness Activities

This month’s Peer Learning Community features a presentation from evaluation, marketing and digital strategy professionals from Child Welfare Information Gateway. In this presentation, Child Welfare Information Gateway specialists will share cost-effective marketing tactics, evaluation methods, and website strategies to put into practice and help improve how you report your success!  

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June 2021 CBCAP PLC: Fatherhood Engagement: Strategies that Work

We know the importance of fathers in raising happy, healthy and successful children. Countless statistics indicate that the presence of involved fathers brings positive benefits to their children, families and communities. CBCAP Leads hear from the Rhode Island Fatherhood Initiative (RIFI), a project of the Parent Support Network of Rhode Island (PSNRI) and how they…

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Ad Hoc PLC: FY 2021 CBCAP Formula Grant Application

Federal project officers walk through the requirements, deadlines and submission process for the application, and answer questions from State Leads. A representative from the Office of Grants Management addresses fiscal-related questions. Click for more information on the current CBCAP Program Instruction Presenters: Julie Fliss Child Welfare Program Specialist Office on Child Abuse and Neglect ACF,…

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March 2021 CBCAP PLC: National Child Abuse Prevention Month – Activities and Resources

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  On this month’s webinar, State Leads learn about the activities and resources to inspire and support their Child Abuse Prevention Month activities. Presenters: Nathan Fink New Hampshire Children’s Trust Cynthia Peterson Child Welfare Information Gateway (CWIG) Nilofer Ahsan Children’s Bureau Learning and Coordination Center Alicia Luckie FRIENDS National…

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February 2021 CBCAP PLC: Protective Factors and Support During Times of Trauma and Unrest

Families, communities and the staff of programs that work with families are experiencing varying levels of stress and trauma. Some is related to COVID fatigue, community unrest, financial concerns and the instability of schooling and childcare. We will look at how Protective Factors are supporting individuals and communities with a lens on what trauma-informed services look like.…

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January 2021 CBCAP PLC: Radical Family Engagement

This month’s CBCAP Peer Learning Call explores what it means to radically engage families in your programs. A representative from the Administration for Children and Families Office of Early Child Development will discuss their recent efforts to answer the question, “What do parents need and what do they do?” as well as an initiative to…

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November 2020 PLC: Preparing for the CBCAP Annual Report

CBCAP Leads hear from the CBCAP Federal Project Officers (FPOs) as they walk through reporting requirements, timeframes, and the submission process. FRIENDS CBCAP Report & Application Portal: https://portal.friendsnrc.org/ Training for the FRIENDS CBCAP Report and Application Portal: https://friendsnrc.org/resources/cbcap-report-application-portal-training/ Presenters: Julie Fliss, MSW Child Welfare Program Specialist Office on Child Abuse and Neglect Sharon McKinley, MSW, LMSW Child…

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