[From The Raising of America Newsletter]
You're invited to join Dr. Renée Boynton-Jarrett via live stream as part of the 26th Annual Indiana University Northwest Forum on Child Abuse and Neglect: Raising Northwest Indiana.
It Takes a Village: The Vital Village Network, Addressing Community Trauma, and Connecting Systems of Care to Improve Child Wellbeing
Friday, April 29, 10:45am-12:00pm (Central)
Dr. Renée Boynton-Jarrett will discuss strategies for mobilizing communities by engaging families and community-based agencies in coordinated efforts to build collective will and actions to prevent childhood adversity.
The Vital Village Network uses a collective impact approach to improve community systems in order to support setting-level improvements that enhance family and community protective factors and ultimately prevent and mitigate childhood adversities and promote optimal well-being. This workshop will also review data sharing systems and barriers and challenges to operating as a backbone agency.
A limited number of spaces are available:
Registration also includes access to Dr. Boynton-Jarrett's morning keynote address Preventing Adversity is Necessary but Not Sufficient: Setting a New Agenda for All Children to Thrive, Friday, April 29, 9:10-10:30am (Central).
Please forward to colleagues who may want to join!
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