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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

11:00am ET

Zoom Meeting Room Opens

Check-In & Networking

11:30am-1:00pm ET

Opening Plenary Session

Balancing ACEs with HOPE: The Science of Adversity and Resilience

Robert Sege, MD, Ph.D., Director, Center for Community-Engaged Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine

1:00-1:30pm ET

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1:30-3:00pm ET

Concurrent Workshop Sessions

  • Georgia’s Family Support Network and Essentials for Childhood Initiative: A Collective Impact

  • Leading with Cultural Competence and the Intercultural Developmental Inventory

  • Family Success Centers: A Vehicle to Access those Disproportionately Affected by Social Determinants of Health

  • Community Conditions that Strengthen Families

  • Building a Countywide Strategy to Engage Children & Families

  • Promoting Positive Father Involvement: Research Evidence and Policy Recommendations

  • Supporting Families with LGBTQ+ Children

3:00-3:30pm ET

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3:30-5:00pm ET

Concurrent Workshop Sessions

  • Applying CSSP’s Anti-Racist Intersectional Frame to Working with Families

  • Our Journeys with the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support: Local and State Implementation Experiences

  • Protective Factors: Strengthening Children, Families, and Communities

  • Measuring the Return on Investment of Family Resource Centers: Outcomes, Challenges, and Opportunities

  • Addressing the Needs of Children with Autism in Family Strengthening and the Prevention of ACEs

  • The Adaptability of the Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program

  • What One Caring Adult Can Do

Thursday, October 15, 2020

11:00am ET

Zoom Meeting Room Opens

Check-In & Networking

11:30am-1:00pm ET

Plenary Session #2
Exploring Family Support in Canada and the U.S.

Panel of Canadian and U.S. Representatives

1:00-1:30pm ET

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1:30-3:00pm ET

Spotlight Sessions: Innovations and Opportunities  

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3:00-3:30pm ET

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3:30-5:30pm ET

Topical Networking Sessions 

3:30-5:30pm ET

A More Perfect Union Parent Café

Friday, October 16, 2020

11:00am ET

Zoom Meeting Room Opens

Check-In & Networking

11:30am-1:00pm ET

Plenary Session #3
Navigating Philanthropy through an Equity Lens

Linetta J. Gilbert, Gilbert & Associates

1:00-1:30pm ET

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1:30-3:00pm ET

Concurrent Workshop Sessions

  • It’s Not All about Money! Co-Creating Sustainable Family Strengthening Centers by Mobilizing Mutual Assistance

  • Supporting Transracial Adoptive Families

  • State Innovations in Implementation of Strengthening Families

  • The Power of Peer Support

  • Advocacy Lessons from the Wizard of Oz: Educating Policy Makers and Telling Our Story

  • Exploring the Healthy Together Family Health Education Program

  • Strategies and Action Planning to Intensify Family Engagement at Your Program
     

3:00-3:30pm ET

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3:30-5:00pm ET

Closing Plenary Session
Learning from 2020 and Looking Ahead: The Future of Family Support

Discussion group with National, State, and Parent perspectives

Evaluation & Raffle