6 episodes

With the QIC-AG’s six key messages as a guide, this podcast will highlight the practical tools, materials, and content created by QIC-AG and offer a deeper understanding of how it can all be useful for members of the child welfare community as well as allied professionals, and parents.

QIC-AG Key Message Podcast Series April Dinwoodie

    • Kids & Family

With the QIC-AG’s six key messages as a guide, this podcast will highlight the practical tools, materials, and content created by QIC-AG and offer a deeper understanding of how it can all be useful for members of the child welfare community as well as allied professionals, and parents.

    Episode #6: Ensuring Supports for Intercounty and Private Domestic Adoption

    Episode #6: Ensuring Supports for Intercounty and Private Domestic Adoption

    In this episode we welcome Ryan Hanlon, Vice President of Education, Research, & Constituent Services National Council For Adoption to have a discussion about the importance of ensuring the availability of and the access to services and supports for families that adopt via intercountry or private domestic process.

    • 13 min
    Episode #5: Not Every Family Will Have a Service Need

    Episode #5: Not Every Family Will Have a Service Need

    In this episode we welcome QIC-AG Site Consultant, Dondieneita Fleary-Simmons to have a discussion about the importance of understanding that not all families will have a service need and managing expectations related to offering services to families.

    • 9 min
    Episode #4: Allocate Resources to Engage Families in Services and Supports

    Episode #4: Allocate Resources to Engage Families in Services and Supports

    In this episode we welcome Project Director, Leslie Cohen back to the podcast as well as Christina Shuma, Site Implementation Manager in Vermont to have a conversation about the importance of allocating resources to engage families in services and supports.

    • 16 min
    Episode #3: Responding Expediently to Families’ Unique Service Needs

    Episode #3: Responding Expediently to Families’ Unique Service Needs

    In this episode we welcome Leslie Cohen, QIC-AG Project Director to have a conversation about the importance of responding to families’ unique service needs and the collective commitment necessary in setting a strong foundation to support families throughout their lifelong journey of adoption and guardianship.

    • 16 min
    Episode #2: Empowering Families to Seek Support

    Episode #2: Empowering Families to Seek Support

    In this episode of the QIC-AG podcast, Melinda Lis the QIC-AG Senior Project Director and Vice President of the Academy for Family Support and Preservation Spaulding for Children and host April Dinwoodie examine the reasons families may not seek support and how the QIC-AG, guided by the permanency continuum framework, is moving the needle on how services are being provided to families pre and post adoption.

    • 20 min
    Episode #1: Child Welfare in The 21st Century: Supporting Families Who Provide Permanence

    Episode #1: Child Welfare in The 21st Century: Supporting Families Who Provide Permanence

    In this episode of the QIC-AG podcast, Dr. Mark Testa, QIC-AG Professional Consortium Chair and Spears-Turner Distinguished Professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and host April Dinwoodie have a conversation about Child Welfare in the 21st Century.

    • 21 min