Cultural Responsiveness

Integrated Curriculum Guide for Social Work Practice With American Indians and Alaska Natives in Child Welfare

This guide provides a curricular framework based upon the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS; 2022), that focuses on knowledge, skills, values, and evidenced-based practices that social work students must apply when working with AIAN children and families.

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Leading Social Transformations: A Case Study Update on Advancing the Common Good

This webinar follows-up on a case study published May 2021 focusing on methods for large-scale transformation in Canada’s family justice system. Four authors from the case study provide deeper context into the study’s tools and techniques and address the barriers to large-scale transformation societies face today.

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The Future of Healing: Shifting from Trauma-Informed Care to Healing Centered Engagement

In this blog post, Ginwright describes the shortcomings of the term “trauma informed care,” as it is incomplete, requires that we treat trauma but not the root causes, and risks fostering pathologization rather than possibility. They propose a more holistic approach that is healing-centered rather than trauma-informed, emphasizing the collective experience of trauma and highlights

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How One State Achieved Breakthrough Improvements in a Highly Stressed Foster Care System

This webinar discusses Restore Hope Arkansas’ work in transforming Arkansas’ foster care system and highlights the process of creating and using strategy maps as a strategic framework to align many stakeholders, leverage innovative technology, and effectively engage community partners. The recording is available on-demand.

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Trauma-Informed Libraries

This webpage is a PACEs Connection community of library professionals and library supporters who seek to share ACEs Science with institutions, organizations, and communities; explore and implement trauma-informed approaches; and build community resilience through our programs, practices and publications. These libraries also includes a community for advocation of the bio/psycho/social well being of foster children.

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