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Strengthening Families Webinar: Measuring the Performance of Local Early Childhood Systems

February 2019

This webinar explores the new Early Childhood System Performance Assessment Toolkit from the Center for the Study of Social Policy, which contains guidance and tools to measure various aspects of how well your local early childhood system is working ...


Strengthening Families Webinar: Draft Strategic Plan

March 2019

This webinar engaged participants in reviewing and weighing in on a new strategic plan that is being developed for the Strengthening Families initiative. See how the plan is taking shape ...


Walking the Talk: Race Equity and Parent Leadership

March 2019

Members of EC-LINC’s Parent Leader Network Steering Committee spoke to local funders, city and county leaders, and others affiliated with the National Collaborative for Infants and Toddlers (NCIT) about the Manifesto ...


Raising the Bar: Child Welfare’s Shift Toward Well-Being

July 2013

This brief outlines initial steps for policymakers and advocates, as well as summarizes the
research, policy, and practice trends driving this increased focus on well-being.

(20 pp)


Strengthening Families Webinar: Technical Assistance Clinic

July 2018

Cailin O’Connor of CSSP and Martha Reeder of the National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds responded to questions from participants about implementation of Strengthening Families. We covered a wide range of topics, including implementing Strengthening ...


Strengthening Families Webinar: Strengthening Families and Continuous Quality Improvement

September 2018

This webinar featured a presentation from Mosaic Network about how tools and resources related to Strengthening Families can help programs engage in continuous quality improvement (CQI) for their family engagement efforts.


Strengthening Families Webinar: Strengthening Families and the Preschool Development Grants

October 2018

This webinar focused on the Preschool Development Grant funding opportunity released in fall 2018, and how states were writing family engagement and protective factors into their proposals.


Opportunities for Progress: Better Serving Families with Domestic Violence through the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA)

March 2019

This brief outlines the existing challenges within child welfare practice and highlights opportunities within FFPSA for advancing best practice for supporting children and families at the intersection of child welfare and domestic violence.

(4 pp)


Pediatrics Supporting Parents Program Analysis: Program and Site Selection Process and Results

November 2018

This report briefly describes background of Pediatrics Supporting Parents and provides detail about CSSP’s process for identifying 12 outstanding programs and initiatives from across the country that will be studied through site visits.

(33 pp)


Connecting the Dots: A Resource Guide for Meeting the Needs of Expectant and Parenting Youth, their Children, and their Families

February 2019

This guide provides stakeholders with information on a wide range of interventions that meet the comprehensive needs of EPY, prevent child abuse and neglect of their children, and improve parent and child well-being outcomes.

(103 pp)