May 2023Vol. 24, No. 4Podcast Discusses Authentic Engagement of Children and Youth in Child Welfare
Launched in January 2023, the Quality Improvement Center on Engaging Youth in Finding Permanency (QIC-EY) Podcast highlights core themes for advancing engagement of children and youth in child welfare. In this limited series, we hear from three professionals: Phoenix Santiago, Nathan Ross, and Jamole Callahan. While their experiences connected to child welfare differ, they share the same deep commitment to ensuring systematic changes in how children and youth are authentically engaged and empowered. The podcast episodes are in the first lesson of the QIC-EY Lessons Learned series.
As you listen to the podcast episodes below featuring members of the QIC-EY leadership team who have lived expertise, reflect on how these powerful examples can help guide your work in authentically engaging children and youth:
- “Characteristics and Competencies Important for Engaging With Children and Youth Authentically”
- “Respecting, Responding to and Maintaining Connections to Cultural Strengths”
- “Child and Youth Adult Partnership and Shared Decision-Making With Jamole Callahan”
Three additional lessons learned are scheduled for release in May, July, and September.