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Watch this recorded webinar to learn how other jurisdictions encourage kinship care placements and then discuss kinship support with your team.

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Watch this video to learn more about how states are selecting and implementing prevention programs.

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Watch this video to learn more about how a vision for prevention influences the development of a prevention plan.

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Watch this video to learn more about prevention planning advice and lessons learned from state child welfare leaders.

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Watch this video to learn more about state experiences communicating with partners about prevention. 

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Watch this video to learn more about how states are engaging people with lived experience in prevention planning. 

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Watch this video to learn more about state experiences building capacity for prevention.

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Review the protective capacities and protective factors frameworks used to assess, intervene, and serve families.

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This webinar provides an overview of the Family First Prevention Services Act provisions and strategies related to reducing reliance on congregate care.

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Watch this short, animated video to examine how changing the language and messaging we use can support a shift to a more prevention-focused child welfare system.

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Learn about the relationships and partnerships that support developing a comprehensive prevention plan related to the Family First Prevention Services Act.