Gain a deeper understanding of the dynamics of effective collaboration and how to avoid pitfalls when implementing partnerships for primary prevention.
Capacity Building Center for States
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This video, part of the Strengthening Families Through Prevention and Collaboration: Child Welfare Virtual Expo (CWVE) 2020 learning experience, presents a behind-the-scenes glimpse to help child welfare staff gain a deeper understanding of the dynamics of effective collaboration from multiple perspectives. Partners highlight their journeys and share their experiences of the adaptive challenges they faced in building the relationships and capacities needed to be an effective partner. The presentation also suggests strategies for avoiding pitfalls and addressing speedbumps along the way to implementing effective partnerships for primary prevention.
Use this video with the CWVE 2020 Discussion Guide, which provides tailored information and activities for child welfare staff and collaborative partners.
Julia Jean-Francois, Center for Family Life
Kathryn Conroy, Kenworthy-Swift Foundation
Pebbles Edelman, Partnership for Strong Families
Patricia Medlock, Florida Department of Children and Families
Paul DiLorenzo, Capacity Building Center for States
Capacity Building Center for States. (2020). Going behind the scenes: Effective partnerships for primary prevention [Video]. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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