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Building a 21st Century Research Agenda: Webinar Series

Since 2020, Lived Experience Experts, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Casey Family Programs (CFP) and the William T. Grant Foundation have worked in partnership with a broad array of experts, stakeholders and people with lived experience to draft research gaps that span community-based support, child protective services, out-of-home care, and post-permanency services.

Transformative research is co-designed by academics and those with lived experience. It is grounded in principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. It changes how we support families both in both what we research and how we research it.

In this webinar series, academics will co-present with youth, families, and providers across a range of topics, exploring how researchers can engage meaningfully with communities, honoring their lived experiences inclusively through a social justice lens. Learn more about each session and register now on the Open Classroom platform.

Share this series flyer with your networks, and hold time on your calendar for a six-week webinar series featuring researchers co-presenting with providers and families. Speakers will focus on the topics below. Visit the Open Classroom platform for recordings and materials.

  • 9/15 – If You Do Nothing Else, Please Take Time to Listen: Black Families and the Child Welfare System
  • 9/22 – Developing and Maintaining Partnerships for Implementation in Child Welfare Services
  • 9/29 – Collaborative Research Methods to Elevate the Voices of
    Youth, Adult Caregivers and Providers in Child and Family-Focused Studies
  • 10/6 – Research Findings, Training Issues, and Capacity Expansion for Family and Youth Peer Support and Advocacy
  • 10/13 – Collaborating with Family Peer Advocates in Child Mental Health Research
  • 10/20 – Collaborative Approaches to Addressing Historical and Intergenerational Trauma

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