Topic: Strengthening Families Initiative
State Cited For Pioneering Creative Ways Of Adapting National Initiative
Nashville, TN – The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) has announced that its Strengthening Families initiative has named Tennessee as one of four states to participate in its Action, Implementation and Momentum (AIM) Community, designed to expand implementation of its Strengthening Families approach. The other states selected are Idaho, Massachusetts and Washington.
The ‘partners’ were chosen from members of the Strengthening Families National Network, made up of more than 30 states using the protective factors in their state and local work. Tennessee and the other states chosen for the AIM Community have led the way in pioneering creative ways to adapt Strengthening Families to their own state systems of early care and education, child welfare, public health and even probation. «Read the rest of this article»