Our Digital Dialogues provide an opportunity for participants to engage directly with one or more experts in key topics in the field. Each 30-minute discussion is accompanied by additional resources for exploring the issue more fully.
Our continued conversation with the Director of the National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated offers a national perspective on best practices for responding to the needs of children and families impacted by the criminal justice system.
This conversation with the Director of the National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated offers an overview of data and demographics and connects research on brain development, trauma, toxic stress, attachment, and resilience theories to the experiences of children and families of the incarcerated.
Learn about the ways that trauma can affect our youngest children, and how programs and practitioners can support them.
Hatred, Hope and Healing: Personal Reflections from an Adult Who Witnessed Domestic Violence as a Child
Learn about a family-centered approach to responding to domestic violence--one that engages and supports not only victims and survivors, but also the children who witness violence, as well as the adult perpetrators.
CANTASD hosted a webinar to engage the field in a conversation about key issues and information needs for those working at the front end of child welfare.
What are some challenges agencies face when they try to engage fathers? We had conversation with the directors of the Children's Trust of Massachusetts Fatherhood Initiative featured in the film Dads Rock, and heard from a home visitor who is a graduate of the program.
The Chapin Hall Center for Children has developed a framework for prevention planning which has been piloted in Colorado and South Carolina. Learn more about how surveys and focus groups were used to inform these planning efforts and how they can inform your own prevention planning work. Help shape a national conversation about the type of survey content that can best inform prevention planning decisions.
State children’s trust and prevention funds annually invest about $200 million in strategies that help strengthen families and communities. They serve as catalysts and incubators of new and emerging work and support proven effective approaches. Learn about some of the exciting work taking place.
A discussion of key developments in the Family Support and Strengthening field, including research on the role and impact of Networks of Family Support and Strengthening programs, such as Family Resource Centers, and measures of quality practice with families.
Communities across the country are finding ways to prevent and respond to toxic stress in the lives of children, youth, and families. In this session, we explore a new framework of community approaches to toxic stress within the broader context of healthy development and well-being.
Find out how Prevent Child Abuse America chapters and other community organizations across the country have used the film Resilience to engage communities in child abuse and neglect prevention. Host a dialogue on Resilience in your community!
CANTASD has partnered with Chapin Hall to develop a framework to support prevention planning efforts at the state and local levels. Learn more about the approach and the experience in two pilot states—Colorado and South Carolina.
Watch the recording of this digital dialogue with Dr. Crystallee Crain, Coordinator of the San Fransisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership, to learn more about how parental incarceration affects children.
An Innovative Prevention Planning Framework: Blending Multiple Strategies Together to Achieve Collective Impact
Deb Daro from Chapin Hall leads a discussion about a novel, practical approach to state prevention planning, and how this framework can help community-level prevention planning.
Presenters from the National Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds talk about the intersection of poverty and child neglect, common assumptions around neglect, and messaging you can use to mobilize support.