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Centering Equity: Re-Imagining Family Engagement and Support

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Dr. Jessica Pryce will discuss the historical underpinnings of the child welfare system and the evolution of child welfare policy.

In this webinar, Dr. Pryce will discuss the historical underpinnings of the child welfare system and the evolution of child welfare policy. The discussion will center equity in the pursuit of authentic family support by sharing power and establishing trust. She will present strategies to impact power dynamics within the child welfare system and ideas for facilitating goals that are driven by families. The webinar will also discuss workforce challenges and strategies on taking care of your child welfare teams so they can effectively take care of families in the community. This webinar will include live interactive polling.

Objectives:
• Learn key child welfare historical events and policies
• Identify 2-3 family engagement strategies
• Learn how systems evolve and how to initiate revolutionary impact
• Identify power dynamics that need transformation within child welfare
• Understand the impact of the workforce challenges on family outcomes


Presenter: Dr. Jessica Pryce, PhD, MSW, Director, Florida Institute for Child Welfare, Florida State University

September 6, 2022
12pm-1pm EST

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This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $19,581,161 with 0 percent financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

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