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Knowledge and Attitudes of Implementation Support Practitioners: NCWWI 1-page Summary

Implementation Support Practitioners (ISPs) like facilitators, technical assistance providers, knowledge brokers, coaches, and consultants provide expert help to plan and sustain organizational interventions. This resource reviewed 79 studies to identify the knowledge and attitudes ISPs bring to their work and how they can actively support the change implementation process.

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PACEs connection – NJ ACEs Collaborative ACEs Screening Position

The NJ ACEs Collaborative states that ACEs screenings should not be a diagnostic or treatment mechanism but rather a tool to provide assistance and referrals to children and families. This position paper advises that using ACEs screening in an integrated care approach gives professionals the opportunity to develop more personal connections with patients and clients

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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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Baby courts: A proven approach to stop the multigenerational transmission of ACEs in child welfare; new efforts to establish courts nationwide

Florida’s “baby courts” use trauma-educated judges, multidisciplinary teams, and infant mental health clinicians to provide families support, strengthen relationships, and mitigate childhood trauma. Its goal is to reduce the prevalence of abuse and discharge families from the court system sooner.

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30 Years of Knowledge Building for an Effective Kin-First Culture: A Natural Family Resource for Children in and out of the Child Welfare System

An examination of how child welfare policy in this country has failed children, youth, families, and their communities for decades and Black families since 1619. The timeline pictured gives the reader an outline of the failed policies impacting the poor, Black, and Brown families who have and are touching the child welfare system. Second, the

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