Webinar: The intersection of equity, disparities and the multi-dimensions of family, youth and community engagement
From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): 2019 National Early Childhood Family Network (NEFCN) Webinar
Speaker: Alice Farrell, JD, LCSW, MSW, President and CEO, Olive Branch Clinical and Consulting Services
Description: The use of effective engagement strategies as a tool for counteracting the disparities that many families and children experience will be demonstrated. Facilitator will provide an overview of the ten dimensions and demonstrate the power of weaving them to create physically, psychologically and emotionally safe and supportive school, home and community environments. Facilitator will also highlight how focusing on the use of best practices in engagement can yield positive family and community connections, students’ academic success and positive social and emotional development and high staff morale.