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September/October 2015Vol. 16, No. 7Help Improve the Family Engagement Inventory

Child Welfare Information Gateway wants to hear from you! Visit the Family Engagement Inventory and tell us what you think!

The Family Engagement Inventory is an informational tool designed to familiarize users with family engagement practices across child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, education, and early education. Access the following domains for links to organizations, agencies, and information that support family engagement:

  • The Practice Level Strategies domain includes methods, plans of action, processes, and/or policies designed to be used by frontline staff of each discipline to enhance or achieve family engagement.
  • The What Works domain includes links to and information on selected practices and programs that are validated and supported by a documented, evaluative process as they relate to family engagement.
  • The Resources domain includes links to useful or valuable information and websites that provide additional literature about family engagement processes, methods, and programs.

Check out the website and take the survey at

If you have any materials you would like us to consider adding to the Family Engagement Inventory, please submit them via email to