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.
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.
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.
Episode #5: Not Every Family Will Have a Service Need
In this episode we welcome QIC-AG Site Consultant, Dondieneita Fleary-Simmons to have a discussion about the importance of understanding that not all families will have a service need and managing expectations related to offering services to families.
Episode #6: Ensuring Supports for Intercounty and Private Domestic Adoption
In this episode we welcome Ryan Hanlon, Vice President of Education, Research, & Constituent Services National Council For Adoption to have a discussion about the importance of ensuring the availability of and the access to services and supports for families that adopt via intercountry or private domestic process.