Building Parent Partnerships



  • View a recorded webinar about how people around the country are using café conversations to help parents build protective factors, and what CSSP has identified as the core elements of effective cafés. 
  • Café Overview and Fidelity ChecklistA key element in many states’ and communities’ implementation of Strengthening Families has been the use of café-style conversations among parents and caregivers. This document describes what cafés are and how they are used, and highlights some of the most widely used models in the Strengthening Families National Network. This document also includes a checklist of core elements that should be present for cafés to be successful in building parent leadership and protective factors, regardless of the model used.
  • Parent Café
  • Community Café
  • Caring Conversations