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Policy Paper

A Critical Resource at Risk: Supporting Kinship Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

May 2020

As the current pandemic upends daily lives, among the families suffering the most are kinship caregivers. This brief explores kindship care and how this critical resource is at risk now and in the future.

(10 pp)

Webinar

Strengthening Families Webinar: During a Pandemic and Beyond

May 2020

Experts discussed how family support professionals and organizations have adapted to serve families during the COVID-19 outbreak, and what we are learning that we will carry forward from this time.

Find the resources shared by the panelists here.

Webinar

Building Relationships Framing Early Relational Health

May 2020

This webinar presented key findings from the FrameWorks Institute's research and recommendations about communicating the importance of early relational health to non-experts along with commentary from national leaders about the importance of these perspectives.

Brief

Building Resilience in Troubled Times: A Guide for Parents

May 2020

Families are under a kind of stress most of us have never experienced before as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This brochure shares tips for parents to draw on their own strengths and build a network of support to better help their children to thrive.

This content is also available as a web page, here.

(3 pp)

Report

Building Relationships: Framing Early Relational Health

May 2020

This strategic brief, produced in collaboration with the FrameWorks Institute, offers a comprehensive framing strategy to help shift public attention to and understanding about Early Relational Health (ERH).

(34 pp)

Brief

Strengths-Based Practice in Troubled Times

May 2020

Everyone who works with families is dealing with a set of extraordinary challenges. This tool describes strategies to keep our focus on family strengths even when families—and we ourselves—are stressed.

(2 pp)

Report

Early Relational Health National Survey: What We’re Learning From the Field

May 2020

This report discusses the Early Relational Health (ERH) National Survey conducted across early childhood health communities to get a better sense of current ERH-related activities, practices, and policies and how we can find opportunities to advance an ERH agenda.

(31 pp)

 

Report

Getting to the Heart of Equity: A Human Centered Design Case Study

April 2020

The application of a human-centered design approach by Del Norte and Tribal Lands (DNATL), part of The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities (BHC) initiative, illustrates one strategy for engaging and partnering with community members to design an initiative that strives for health equity. This report explores how human-centered design was used in the BHC-DNATL work.

(16 pp)

Policy Paper

Potential COVID-19 Funding Sources

April 2020

The following memo is in response to requests from child welfare agencies to identify opportunities within the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

(4pp)

Tag: COVID-19
Brief

Youth Thrive 4 Youth: FAQs

February 2020

This document answers frequently asked questions about the Youth Thrive 4 Youth (YT4Y) curriculum.

(4pp)