A Message from Dr. Brookins
- Kwesi Brookins, PhD, Center Director
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New Training Program Aids Effort to Reduce Overdoses
Oct 1, 2021
Last year, more than 2,000 people in North Carolina died because of unintentional opioid-related overdoses, according to the Department of Health and Human Services[…]
New Publication Examines Programs that Apply Restorative Justice Interventions for Intimate Partner Violence
Jul 1, 2021
Another publication is out! Family and Community Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence: Restorative Programs in the United States examines a sample of programs that use restorative justice (RJ) approaches for interpersonal violence (IPV) interventions[…]
Communicating and Collaborating Effectively in a Child and Family Team Meeting as a Guardian ad Litem
May 4, 2021
“Communicating and Collaborating Effectively in a Child and Family Team Meeting (CFT) as a Guardian ad Litem,” is a 2-hour self-paced, on-demand, certificate-bearing course that aims to serve as a resource for Guardians Ad Litem when navigating the CFT[…]
"Keeping Families and Communities at the Center."
Kwesi Brookins, PhD, Center Director
Professional trainings are at the heart of what we do. As an engaged university center, we learn from families and communities, and with them, we create and inform practice, policy, and knowledge.
Engaging families in the decision-making processes that occur within Social Services and related systems (such as Public Schools, Mental Health, etc.) is a core focus of the Center’s work.