Podcasts

Episode #1: Child Welfare in The 21st Century: Supporting Families Who Provide Permanence

In this episode of the QIC-AG podcast, Dr. Mark Testa, QIC-AG Professional Consortium Chair and Spears-Turner Distinguished Professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and host April Dinwoodie have a conversation about Child Welfare in the 21st Century.

To see more about QIC-AG’s key messages click here and for more on Child Welfare in the 21st Century click here.


Episode #2: Empowering Families to Seek Support

In this episode of the QIC-AG podcast, Melinda Lis the QIC-AG Senior Project Director and Vice President of the Academy for Family Support and Preservation Spaulding for Children and host April Dinwoodie examine the reasons families may not seek support and how the QIC-AG, guided by the permanency continuum framework, is moving the needle on how services are being provided to families pre and post adoption.

To see more of the QIC-AG’s key messages click here and for more on the QIC-AG’s Permanency Continuum Framework click here.


Episode #3: Responding Expediently to Families’ Unique Service Needs

In this episode we welcome Leslie Cohen, QIC-AG Project Director to have a conversation about the importance of responding to families’ unique service needs and the collective commitment necessary in setting a strong foundation to support  families throughout their lifelong journey of adoption and guardianship.


Episode #4: Allocate Resources to Engage Families in Services and Supports

In this episode we welcome Project Director, Leslie Cohen back to the podcast as well as Christina Shuma, Site Implementation Manager in Vermont to have a conversation about the importance of allocating resources to engage families in services and supports.