Children's Home Society of America and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work's Jordan Institute for Families with support from the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and Casey Family Programs present:

Fulfilling the Promise of Permanency – Thriving Families for All Children

November 1-2, 2016

Many longstanding problems exist for children and families in the United States. Finding new and effective solutions requires strong partnerships and commitment to change. Explore how we can work together to bring evidence-based practice to scale and promote well-being of children.

Day One Presentations
Innovation and Evidence: Leading Edge Models Driving Performance and Impact

Overview of Wicked Problems Series
Improving Outcomes for Children Exposed to Trauma - Applying Neurosequential Model in Child Welfare Practice
Preventing Child Maltreatment - Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect: From Findings to Action
Frontiers of Innovation
Video - Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development
Video - The Science of Resilience

Day Two Presentations
Lean Into Action: Scaling Evidence-Based Innovation

Achieving Permanence for All Children
Video - Unadoptable is Unacceptable
Achieving Better Outcomes for Children and Their Families

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