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Moving Beyond the Family Engagement Check Box: A Webinar

November 2020

While many individuals and organizations, including funders, see the value of family engagement, they often struggle with the logistics of how to engage families. This webinar, by CSSP and Family Voices, provides an example of family engagement in systems level work. 

Read the full Moving Beyond the Family Engagement Check Box: An Innovative Partnership to Promote Authentic Family Engagement in Systems Change report here.

Brief

Equity in Action: DULCE Addresses the Health and Emotional Needs of Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Executive Summary)

October 2020

This is the executive summary provides themes and key concepts from the full brief here.

Brief

Equity in Action: DULCE Addresses the Health and Emotional Needs of Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 2020

This brief summarizes the response and value of the Developmental Understanding and Legal Collaboration for Everyone (DULCE) approach during the first four months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the essential elements of the model that support its strength, and lessons learned.

Brief

Hope in the Time of Chaos: CHOC Children’s Strengthened Response to COVID-19 through DULCE

October 2020

This brief demonstrates the power of DULCE in addressing the critical concrete needs of families with newborns during the pandemic. The five original DULCE sites are EC-LINC communities. 

Report

Moving Beyond the Family Engagement Check Box: An Innovative Partnership to Promote Authentic Family Engagement in Systems Change

October 2020

This case study examines the partnership that the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) and Family Voices undertook to create and implement a process for engaging families in the Pediatrics Supporting Parents (PSP) national initiative to promote the social and emotional development (SED) of young children.

(25 pp)

Brief

My Baby, My Doctor & Me: Hearing from Parents about Foundational Relationships and the Role of the Health Care System in Promoting Early Relational Health

October 2020

This exploratory study focused specifically on exploring parent perspectives on foundational early relationships, and the potential for the family and child health care system to play a supportive role, by working with three groups of families: (1) African American mothers living in inner Northeast Portland; (2) Spanish-speaking Latinx mothers living in rural Oregon; and (3) White mothers living in an isolated rural community in Southern Oregon.

(9 pp)

Brief

My Baby, My Doctor & Me: Key Findings from a Focus Group with Mothers Living in a Small, Rural Community

October 2020

This research brief summarizes findings from the focus group held with White mothers living in an isolated rural community in Southern Oregon. These findings are part of an exploratory study titled "My Baby, My Doctor & Me: Hearing from Parents about Foundational Relationships and the Role of the Health Care System in promoting Early Relational Health."

(12 pp)

Brief

My Baby, My Doctor & Me: Key Findings from a Focus Group with Latinx Mothers Across Oregon

October 2020

This research brief summarizes findings from a focus group held in July 2020 with 11 Latina mothers to discuss their experiences as mothers of young babies and their relationships with medical providers. These findings are part of an exploratory study titled "My Baby, My Doctor & Me: Hearing from Parents about Foundational Relationships and the Role of the Health Care System in promoting Early Relational Health."

Find the Spanish version of this research brief here.

(13 pp)

Brief

Mi Bebé, Mi Médico, y Yo: Escuchando a los padres sobre las relaciones tempranas y el rol del sistema de atención médica | Principales Conclusiones de un Grupo de Enfoque con Madres Latinas

October 2020

Este informe de investigación resume los hallazgos de un grupo de enfoque realizado en julio de 2020 con 11 madres Latinas para discutir sus experiencias como madres de bebés pequeños y sus relaciones con los proveedores médicos.

(9 pp)

Brief

My Baby, My Doctor & Me: Key Findings from a Focus Group with African American/Black Mothers

October 2020

This research brief summarizes findings from the focus group held with African American mothers in Portland, Oregon, and was co-created with input from three Parent Research Consultants (PRCs), some of whom also participated in the focus group. These findings are part of an exploratory study titled "My Baby, My Doctor & Me: Hearing from Parents about Foundational Relationships and the Role of the Health Care System in promoting Early Relational Health."

(8 pp)