Productive Partnerships With Youth and Families: Commitment to Lived Expertise Resource List

Explore additional resources on how to increase commitment to partnering with people with lived expertise in child welfare. 

Publication year: 2022
Capacity Building Center for States


Learn more about how to increase your commitment to true partnership with those with lived expertise and establish the idea that simple presence is step one and should initiate the next steps of training, support, and development of a supportive environment. 

Use this resource list with the corresponding Learning Experience video, in which presenters discuss ways to partner with people with lived expertise, and the CWVE 2022 Learning Experience Discussion Guide, which provides a description of the topic, reflection questions for individual learning, and conversation starters and team activities for child welfare staff and collaborative partners to explore together.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2022). Productive partnership with youth and families: Commitment to lived expertise resource list. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

This material may be freely reproduced and distributed. However, when doing so, please credit Capacity Building Center for States. 

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