Publications & Presentations for the North Carolina Family Group Conferencing Project

Publications

   Books

Pennell, J., & Anderson, G. (Eds.). (2005). Widening the circle: The practice and evaluation of family group conferencing with children, youths, and their families. Washington, DC: NASW Press.

   Chapters

Pennell, J., & Weil, M.. (2000). Initiating conferencing: Community practice issues. In G. Burford & J. Hudson (Eds.), Family group conferences: New directions in community-centered child and family practice (pp. 253-261). Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter.

   Articles

Waites, C., Macgowan, M. J., Pennell, J., Carlton-LaNey, I., & Weil, M. (2004). Increasing the Cultural Responsiveness of Family Group Conferencing. Social Work, 49(2), 291-300.

Pennell, J. (2004). Family group conferencing in child welfare: Responsive and regulatory interfaces. In P. Adams (Ed.), Restorative Justice, Responsive Regulation, and Social Welfare, special issue of Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 31 (1), 117-135.

Macgowan, M. J., & Pennell, J. (2001). Building social responsibility through family group conferencing. Social Work with Groups, 24(3/4), 67-87.

Turner, T., Watts, B., Messinger, L., Lillie, M., Hardison, J., & Pennell, J. (with the assistance of R. Terrago). (2001). Family group conferencing and welfare reform: A partnership strategy for safety and economic sufficiency. Protecting Children, 10(3), 52-61.

   Guidebooks

Harper, C., Pennell, J., & Weil, M. (2001). Family group conferencing: Evaluation guidelines. Denver, CO: American Humane Association.

   Manuals

Pennell, Joan, Macgowan, Mark, Waites, Cheryl, & Weil, Marie. (1998). North Carolina Family Group Conferencing Training Project: Building partnerships with and around families. Raleigh, North Carolina: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services and North Carolina State University, Social Work Program.

   Proceedings

Pennell, J. (2006). Culture, safety, and family violence: Restorative justice as peacemaking. In W. Tie, S. Jülich, & V. Walters (Eds.), New frontiers in restorative justice: A reviewed selection of conference papers (pp. 81-93). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University, Center for Justice and Peace Development, School of Social and Cultural Studies.

Pennell, J., Burford, G., Macgowan, M., Waites, C., & Weil, M. (2000). Partnership-building evaluation in Newfoundland/Labrador and North Carolina. In 1999 Family Group Decision Making Roundtable and International Conference on Evaluating Family Group Decision Making: Summary of the Proceedings (pp. 129-132). Englewood, CO: American Humane Association.

Waites, C., Macgowan, M., Pennell, J., Weil, M., & Carlton-LaNey, I. (2000). Family group conferencing: Building partnerships with African American, Latino/Hispaños, and Native American families and communities. In 1999 Family Group Decision Making Roundtable and International Conference on Evaluating Family Group Decision Making: Summary of the Proceedings (pp. 49-54). Englewood, CO: American Humane Association.

   Reports

Bright, P. (2002) The Fulbright Police Scholarship 2001/2 : research into domestic violence and the use of family group conferences. Winchester, Hamps. : Hampshire Constabulary. Available in Adobe Acrobat format at: http://www.hampshire.police.uk/index.htm?Fulbright.htm

Pennell, J., with T. Turner & J. Hardison. (2002). North Carolina Family Group Conferencing Project: Building partnerships with and around families: Final Report to the North Carolina Division of Social Services, Fiscal year 2001-2002. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Social Work Program, North Carolina Family Group Conferencing Project.

Pennell, J., with T. Turner & J. Hardison. (2001). North Carolina Family Group Conferencing Project: Building partnerships with and around families: Report to the North Carolina Division of Social Services, Fiscal year 2000-2001. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Social Work Program, North Carolina Family Group Conferencing Project.

Pennell, J., with the assistance of A. Coppedge, M. Diehl, J. Hardison and E. Yerkes. (2000). North Carolina Family Group Conferencing Project: Building partnerships with and around families: Report to the North Carolina Division of Social Services, Fiscal year 1999-2000. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Social Work Program, North Carolina Family Group Conferencing Project.

Pennell, J., with the assistance of J. Hardison and E. Yerkes. (1999). North Carolina Family Group Conferencing Project: Building partnerships with and around families: Report to the North Carolina Division of Social Services, Fiscal year 1998-1999. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, Social Work Program, North Carolina Family Group Conferencing Project.

Presentations and Workshops

   National or International

Presenter

Pennell, J. (2004, December). Culture, safety, and family violence. Keynote speaker at New Frontiers in Restorative Justice, Centre for Justice and Peace, Massey University at Albany, Auckland, New Zealand.

Pennell, J. (2004, October). Cultural safety, family violence, and group work. Plenary speaker at Group Work Reaching across Boundaries: Disciplines, Seasons of Life, Practice Settings, Cultures and Nations, 26th Annual International Symposium, Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Detroit, MI.

Henderson, S., Pennell, J., and Family Group Members. (2004, June). Family perspectives on FGC: Focus groups in a rural county. Workshop at From Margin to Mainstream: 2004 Conference on Family Group Decision Making, Harrisburg, PA.

Pennell, J., Inglis, S., & Bright, P. (2002, October). FGCs and family violence – Guidelines for safety conferencing. Building on Strengths: International Perspectives on Family Group Conferencing, International Conference Hosted by Family Rights Group, Manchester, England.

Pennell, J., & Bright, P. (2002, October). Dealing with issues of family violence. Building on Strengths: International Perspectives on Family Group Conferencing, International Conference Hosted by Family Rights Group, Manchester, England.

Pennell, J. (2002, October). FGC & family violence: Sharings from North Carolina. Presentation at DoVe Project Forum, Basingstoke, England.

Pennell, J., & Bazemore, G. (2002, June). Theory-based evaluation of FGC. Skills-building institute at Revolutionizing Practice with Children and Families: Sustaining and Growing the FGDM Movement, 2002 Family Group Decision Making Roundtable & Skills-Building Institutes, Monterey, CA.

Pennell, J., Francis, S., & Mann, S. (2002, June). Safety measures for domestic violence. Workshop at Revolutionizing Practice with Children and Families: Sustaining and Growing the FGDM Movement, 2002 Family Group Decision Making Roundtable & Skills-Building Institutes, Monterey, CA.

Pennell, J., & Glover, L. (2002, March). Sometimes it's just a family thing: Family group conferencing and mediation. Workshop at 7th National Child Welfare Conference, Children’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC. (Funding from Hunter College, School of Social Work, National Resource Center for Permanency Planning)

Bayless, L., Mattingly, J., Merkel-Holguin, L., Pennell, J., Rideout, P., Vincent, P., & Yip, D. (2002, March). Involving families in the decision making process: Commonalities and unique strengths of the family meeting models. In J. Meltzer (Moderator) workshop at the Children 2002: Making Children a National Priority, Child Welfare League of America National Conference, Washington, DC.

Pennell, J. (2001, July). The promise of restorative justice for family violence: The case of family group conferencing. In E. Zedlewski (Chair), The promise of restorative justice. Panel conducted at the . . . . and Justice for All: Creating Racial and Ethnic Justice, National Criminal Justice Association Forum 2001, Sedona, AZ.

Pennell, Joan. (2000, July). Feminist praxis, Making family group conferencing work. In Restorative Justice and Family Violence, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

Sandell, K., & Waites, C. (2000, June). Ethical issues in family group conferencing research. Presentation at the 2000 Family Group Decision Making Roundtable: Advancing Innovations. Madison, WI.

Turner, T., Lillie, M., Pennell, J., & Weil, M. (2000, June). Family group conferencing and welfare-to-work: Compatible or conflictual? Discussion group at 2000 Family Group Decision Making Roundtable: Advancing Innovations, Madison, WI.

Turner, T., Pennell, J., Mims, S., Weil, M., & Hardison, J. (2000, June). A partnership model for child welfare: The intersection of training and policy to sustain family group conferencing. Presentation at 2000 Family Group Decision Making Roundtable: Advancing Innovations, Madison, WI.

Hardison, J. (2000, April). Can FGC contribute to integrated services? In Open Space Technology Sessions at the Third International Forum on Family Group Conferencing, Winchester, Hampshire, England.

Macgowan, M. J., Waites, C., LaNey, I.C., Brice, T., Koball, G., & Hardison, J. (2000, April). Culturally responsive programming for Family Group Conferences. In Open Space Technology Session at the Third International Forum on Family Group Conferencing, Winchester, Hampshire, England.

Pennell, J. (2000, April). Partnership building: A framework for evaluating FGC. In Research Seminar at the Third International Forum on Family Group Conferencing, Winchester, Hampshire, England.

Sandell, K., Webb, J., & Whitehall-Smith, M. (2000, April). Cultural Competence & FGC. An Open Space Technology session focusing on issues of diversity in FGC; Discussion of considerations for coordinators, communities and participants, especially those with special needs. Third International Forum on Family Group Conferencing, Winchester, Hampshire, England.

Harper, C., & Pennell, J. (2000, February). Working together: Child welfare collaboratives and family group conferencing (Part 1, Overview of Family Group Conferencing). Presentation at the Third National Roundtable on Innovative Community-Based Partnerships, Kansas City, MO.

Cooke, L., & Pennell, J. (2000, February). Working together: Child welfare collaboratives and family group conferencing (Part 2, Overview of Family Group Conferencing). Presentation at the Third National Roundtable on Innovative Community-Based Partnerships, Kansas City, MO.

Cahn, Katherine, Lupton, Carol, & Pennell, Joan. (1999, May). Connecting policy and research. Plenary with Carol Harper (Facilitator) at the 1999 Family Group Decision Making Roundtable and International Conference on Evaluating Family Group Decision Making, American Humane Association conference, Seattle, WA.

Pennell, Joan, Burford, Gale, Macgowan, Mark, Waites, Cheryl, & Weil, Marie. (1999, May). Partnership-building evaluation in Newfoundland/Labrador and North Carolina. Presentation at the 1999 Family Group Decision Making Roundtable and International Conference on Evaluating Family Group Decision Making, American Humane Association conference, Seattle, WA.

Waites, Cheryl, Macgowan, Mark, Pennell, Joan, & Weil, Marie. (1999, May). Family group conferencing: Building partnerships with African American, Latino/Hispaños, and Native American families and communities. Presentation at the 1999 Family Group Decision Making Roundtable and International Conference on Evaluating Family Group Decision Making, American Humane Association conference, Seattle, WA.

   State or Local

Presenter

Pennell, J. (2001, October). Family group conferencing: What is it and how do get it going? Workshop for Children'sd Justice Task Force Conference 2001, Morgantown and Charleston, WV.

Pennell, J. (2000, November). Family group conferencing: Empowerment Evaluation. Presentation to doctoral class, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC.

Pennell, J. (2000, June). Family group conferencing: Building partnerships within and around families. Workshops for Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Social Work, Virginia Institute for Social Services Training Activities, Williamsburg and Roanoke, VA.

Pennell, J., & Turner, T. (2000, May). Family group conferencing. Presentation at Leadership Roundtable, North Carolina Association of County Directors of Social Services and the Jordan Institute, Asheville, NC.

Pennell, J., & Francis, S. (2000, March). Using family group conferencing in situations of domestic violence. Presentation at the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence Region IV meeting, Raleigh, NC.

Carlton-LaNey, I. (1999, November). Family group conferencing: Serving families and building partnerships. Paper presented at the meeting of the Annual conference of the North Carolina Foster Parents Association, Durham, NC.

Sandell, K., Pennell, J., & Hernandez, T. (1999, October). Family Group Conferencing in North Carolina. Workshop at Embracing Diversity, Renewing Ourselves, the Eighth Annual Conference and Training of North Carolina Family Based Services Association, Wrightsville Beach, NC.

Pennell, J., & Macgowan, M. (1999, August). Family group conferencing in North Carolina: Policy and practice. Workshop at the First Annual North Carolina Court Improvement Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Waites, C. & Macgowan, M. (1999, March). Family Group Conferencing: Building partnerships with and around families. Workshop presentation at the North Carolina Division of Social Services Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.

Macgowan, Mark. (1998, November). Family group conferencing: Partnerships to stop family violence. Showcase of Excellence, NC State University Extension, Raleigh, NC.

Pennell, Joan, & Waites, Cheryl. (1998, November). Family Group Conferencing Training Project. Presentation at Families for Kids and IV-E Waiver Monthly Meeting, North Carolina, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services, Burlington, NC


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