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Family First: Illinois' Family Centered, Trauma-Informed, Strengths-Based Model of Change for Child and Family Well Being

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
11:00 am12:00 pm

In this presentation, participants will learn how new funding from the family Prevention Services Act provides an opportunity to transform the delivery of child welfare services and support everyone's goal of ensuring the safety, permanency and well-being of children and their families by purposefully integrating the work for the local community and the private and public sector.
Presenters are: Kevin L. Gordon, MEd, Illinois DCFS; Ashley Deckert, MSW, MA, Illinois DCFS; Kimberly A Mann, PhD, LCSW, Illinois DCFS; Kenny Martin-Ocasio, Aunt Martha's Health/Wellness; Andrea Durbin, CEO, Illinois Collaboration on Youth

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