Wicked Problems

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 AdoptionCasey Family Programs, Jessie Ball DuPont FundCARF International, Chronicle of Social Change and National Crittenton present:

Family First Prevention Services Act & Systems Change

October 23-24, 2018

Family First Prevention Services Act was signed into law in early 2018. Explore and discuss the future possibilities of child welfare in the United States in the wake of the passage of this landmark national legislation.

Download the final agenda here!

Day 1 Presentations
Opening Keynote
Session 1: Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA): Turning the Ocean-Liner
Session 2: Promise of Prevention: Lessons from Get Ready Guilford
Session 3: Protecting Children and Strengthening Families Impacted by Substance Dependence
Session 4: Supporting Families Post Permanence and Pregnant & Parenting Young People in Care (No PowerPoint)
Session 5: Partnering with the Media to Address Grand Challenges: Utah’s ‘60 Minutes’ Experience

Day 2 Presentations
Closing Keynote (No PowerPoint)
Session 6: Building High Performing Research-Practice Partnerships