New federal funding from the Administration for Children and Families is becoming available for evidence-based kinship navigator programs and to support evaluation of those programs. Kinship Navigator programs provide information, referral, and follow up services to grandparents and other relatives raising children to link them to benefits and services they are the children need. Join this webinar to learn about planning kinship navigator program evaluations to help meet federal funding requirements. Details are below.
Description: New federal funding opportunities are available to support evidence- based kinship navigator programs- programs which provide information, referral, and follow up services to grandparents and other relatives raising children to link them to benefits and services that they or the children need. Join this webinar to learn about planning for the evaluation for your kinship navigator program to meet evidence-based standards in the new Family First Prevention Services Act which are required to secure ongoing federal funding for your program. This webinar will share the evidence base for a kinship navigation model that includes both organizational and direct-service components.
When: Monday, July 16, 1:00-2:15 ET
Who: Presenters include Ana Beltran and Jaia Lent of Generations United, Drs. Kerry Littlewood and Abhishek Pandey who evaluated the Children's Home Network's Kinship Navigator program in Florida, the kinship navigator program, the most rigorously tested model in to date in the U.S., and Dr. Michelle Rosenthal who evaluated two federal demonstration kinship navigation projects in California, including the United Ways of CA-2-1-1-CA-iFoster Kinship Navigation Collaborative.
Learn more about kinship navigator programs here, http://www.grandfamilies.org/Topics/Kinship-Navigator-Programs/Kinship-Navigator-Programs-Summary-Analysis