Family & Community Engagement

This NOFO will support applications to develop and implement a Data Coordinating Center (DCC) for a multi-site clinical trial among young adults without clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). It will utilize a milestone-driven cooperative agreement mechanism of award and runs in parallel with a companion NOFO that encourages applications for ...
This news release announces the 2024 winners of the Children and Youth Resilience Challenge. The Children and Youth Resilience Challenge award prizes to innovative community-led solutions to promote resilience in children and adolescents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other man-made or natural disasters. Learn more. ...
This checklist (PDF, 4 pages) helps make sure young people and their families have the information and documents they need in case of an emergency. Learn more (PDF, 4 pages).
This resource (PDF, 22 pages) describes the importance of disaster planning in child welfare and discusses how caseworkers can prepare themselves and the children, youth, and families on their caseloads for emergencies. The bulletin also shares response and recovery strategies that child welfare staff can use when disasters occur in their ...
This toolkit contains safety and preparedness social media content that parents, educators, and health professionals can share with their networks. Learn more.
This webpage outlines potential roles that K-12 planning teams can consider inviting to their core or ad hoc planning team. Planning team role descriptions and resources are provided for various school and district staff, school community members, and community partners. Learn more.
This webinar discussed the importance of engaging fathers with children involved in the child welfare system. The webinar explored the history of father engagement in child welfare, the role of fathers, the value of father engagement, and challenges and strategies of engaging fathers effectively. Participating sites identified cultural and systemic barriers ...
This factsheet (PDF, 14 pages) is designed to educate and empower parents with the knowledge and support they need for successful family reunification. It introduces the team that will work with them throughout the process, discusses their rights as parents, explains how they will make a plan for reunification with their ...
This webpage shares resources to help welfare professionals understand and honor the family’s culture in creating a healthy environment for children. The webpage describes how families’ strong ties to their cultural, racial, and ethnic identities can build resilience and act as a buffer against the effects of trauma. Learn more. ...
This resource (PDF, 2 pages) shares approaches that engage students and their families in solving chronic absenteeism. The brief presents considerations and links to resources for districts, schools, and partners to increase outcomes for students.Learn more.
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