Getting to the Problem Behind the Symptom: A Unique Primary Prevention Collaboration Between Child Welfare and Education

Chronic truancy, or absence from school, is a reliable predictor of poor school performance. It is also often a signal of family stress. In Jefferson County, Kentucky, child welfare and education agencies are collaborating to engage families with multiple unexcused absences as a primary prevention strategy. Learn more about how Kentucky is building a unique collaboration between education and child abuse and neglect prevention by focusing on a shared indicator of families in need of extra support.  

Speakers:

  • Corinna Pannell, LCSW | Unit Manager III, Centerstone
  • Summer Giron, LCSW | Principal Social Worker, Centerstone

 

Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 14:00 to 14:45
Sponsor: 
Children's Bureau
Location: 
Online
Event Category: 
webinar