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Wellbeing, the Missing Piece of the Safety & Permanency Puzzle: A Different Approach from Missouri Children’s Division (May 18, 2016)
How Do Survivors of Domestic Violence Define Success for Themselves? (February 19, 2015)
Applying an Adolescent Wellbeing Focus in Juvenile Justice Assessment and Treatment Planning (December 18, 2014)
Broadening Our Lens: Wellbeing for Whole People and Communities (October 28, 2014)
Wellbeing, the Missing Piece of the Safety & Permanency Puzzle: A Different Approach from Missouri Children’s Division
In 2014, Missouri Children’s Division began a system transformation to improve outcomes. A key strategy is considering not just safety but wellbeing from the first contact with a family. To support this effort, the agency has adopted the Five Domains of Wellbeing as the foundation of its philosophy and practice. On this webinar, the Director of Missouri Children’s Division and the CEO of the Full Frame Initiative will offer an overview of the Five Domains of Wellbeing framework, provide examples of how it is being applied in Missouri‘s child welfare system, share preliminary observations and findings, as well as plans for the future, and discuss implications of this shift for families, workers, and partner agencies. The webinar will also include a discussion of the key factors in making the Children’s Division/Full Frame Initiative partnership robust, productive, and sustainable.
How Do Survivors of Domestic Violence Define Success for Themselves?
Learn about the findings and recommendations of FFI’s recent project in California, examining how people who have experienced domestic violence, and others in the field, define success for survivors. The findings call into question some of the most basic assumptions about the domestic violence field.
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Hosted by Transforming Communities: Technical Assistance, Training and Resource Center and Futures Without Violence.
Applying an Adolescent Wellbeing Focus in Juvenile Justice Assessment and Treatment Planning
FFI’s innovative, effective work with Missouri’s juvenile justice system was the subject of a national webinar, sponsored by the federal Department of Justice’s Defending Childhood initiative, in partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and Futures Without Violence. Learn about how a focus on wellbeing is being applied effectively in Missouri’s juvenile justice system at assessment, treatment and practice levels. Presenters Katya Smyth, FFI’s CEO, and Phyllis Becker, Interim Director of the Missouri Division of Youth Services (DYS), shared information about the application of the Five Domains of Wellbeing to youth, the way in which the Five Domains of Wellbeing is being used in Missouri, and the successful partnership between FFI and DYS that made this possible.
Broadening Our Lens: Wellbeing for Whole People and Communities
FFI’s Founder and CEO Katya Fels Smyth presents on the importance of fostering wellbeing for all people and communities at the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence’s Compassionate Communities conference in Boise, Idaho.