Monday, May 20th, 3:00PM - 4:15PM

B1   Place-Based Community Supporting: Family Resource Centers at Schools
Elizabeth Vermilyea, Deputy Director, Child Parent Institute
Robin Bowen, Executive Director, Child Parent Institute

Neighborhoods with Family Resource Centers (FRC) have significantly lower rates of child maltreatment investigations than neighborhoods without an FRC. FRCs help increase families' social connections and engage high-risk families where they already go, to school. A school district in Sonoma County California leveraged a well-established community-based organization, and local supports to focus on strengthening families through parent education classes and in-home supports, help with basic needs like food and diapers, and resource navigation. Staffed by a team from the area they serve who are representative of the community, the FRC acts as a resource hub and safe place for parents and their children to build lasting connections and receive timely support. Come to this session and receive a roadmap and toolkit you can customize for your communities.

B2   Where the Good Shift Happens: A Public Health Approach to Preventing Child Maltreatment and Enhancing Collaboration Between Citizen Review Panels and Child Death Review
Abby Collier, Director, National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention
Jessica Perfette, Senior Project Coordinator National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention

Child maltreatment is a public health crisis that requires a public health approach to prevention. Social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, live, work, play, and navigate the systems that shape the conditions of daily life. These structural factors that people experience, by no fault of their own, contribute to poor health outcomes such as child maltreatment. Child Death Review (CDR) is a public health, prevention-oriented process that reviews the circumstances surrounding the death of a child, identifies the risk and protective factors involved, and asks what upstream, systemic factors can be addressed to ensure children are protected, inequities are addressed, and the well-being, safety, and overall health of the community is safeguarded. Participate in a mock review and learn how collaboration between CDR and CRPs allows communities to adopt a public health approach to prevention, maximize resources, reduce redundancy, and focus on systems-level recommendations.

B3   Building Relationships between the State Agency and CRPs – A quick look at how the Pennsylvania CRPs Operate
Kari Coccagna, Program Development Specialist/CRP Coordinator, University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work, PA Child Welfare Resource Center
Shannon Walborn, Human Services Analyst, PA Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth and Families
Emily Snow, Southwest Citizen Review Panel Co-Chair

Join us as Pennsylvania CRPs provide an overview of how the state agency and our regional CRPs work together on all aspects of the CRP process, including recruitment, orientation, research, and publishing the annual report and recommendations. This workshop will include small and large group discussion that will talk about how you can help build the best working relations between state agencies and the CRPs. We will also share how you can operationalize the CRP concept—at the state and local level, gaining true collaboration between CRP & State Agency in Development and Implementation of CRP Recommendations.

B4  Applying the HOPE Framework to Citizen Review
Dr. Robert Sege, Director and Professor, Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Tufts University School of Medicine
This interactive workshop will explore the application of the HOPE (Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences) framework to cases, and to organizational change.  After a brief introduction, participants will work through specific case examples using the HOPE and UCSF TRIADS frameworks to better understand the application of HOPE in practice.

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