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Presented at the 22nd Annual Research Conference
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Session Number: 54 Room: Salon H
Presenting: Patricia Motes; Robin Kimbrough-Melton; Gary Melton
All Authors for this paper: Patricia Motes; Robin Kimbrough-Melton; Gary Melton
Presentation Type: topical discussion
Synopsis: In 1990, the US Advisory Board declared a national emergency in the child protection system. The Board argued that a universal system of family support, grounded in the creation of caring communities, was needed to ensure children’s safety. Strong Communities is the first initiative to conduct and evaluate a comprehensive, large-scale implementation of the Board’s proposed strategy. Strong Communities builds systems of support for families of young child through community- wide prevention and intervention.
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Session Time: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM