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Jenny King and Susan Gasman Lead Workshop on Engaging Fathers
Center trainers Jenny King and Susan Gasman presented at the Kempe International Conference on Innovations in Family Engagement in Minneapolis on October 28. Their workshop discussed growing efforts to include fathers in social services and related systems, and the research that demonstrates fathers' positive impacts on their children's social and emotional well-being. [...]
Stacy Quillen Wins Pride of the Wolfpack Award
The center's project coordinator Stacy Quillen (formerly Stacy Comey) was recently honored with the Pride of the Wolfpack Award from NC State University. [...]
The Center Introduces On-Demand Trainings
The center is excited to announce our newest dimension in online training...on-demand! These trainings differ from our traditional online workshops and forums in that they are available for you to access on-demand -- any time, anywhere! [...]
"Real World" Simulation for Teens
Center trainer Susan Gasman joined a number of youth from SaySo (Strong Able Youth Speaking Out), social services providers, and local business professionals in hosting another successful Real World event on June 16, 2015 in Pender County. [...]

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