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Publications and Presentations

“Preventing Foster Care or Shifting the Burden? The Urgent Need to Develop a Shared Understanding of Nonparental Family Types and the Child Welfare Systems Role in Kinship Family Formation” – Big Ideas 2023 Published by First Focus on ChildrenDecember
“Support for Kin: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic”-Fostering Families TodayAugust 2021
“Advocating for Community Support: Learn How to Connect Your Story to a Larger Narrative and Turn Passion into Action” – NFPA ConferenceJuly 2021
“Supporting Kinship Care” – NACAC Conference July 2019
“Kinship Navigators 2.0” – CWLA Conference April 2019
“Supporting Kinship Caregivers” – KinCare TodayMay 2018
“Building a Network of Resources for Kinship Caregivers” – KinCare TodayMay 2017
“Using Technology to Support Kinship Families”Generations United ConferenceMay 2017
“Innovative Strategies Supporting Kinship Families”- CWLA ConferenceMarch 2017
“Building Sustainable Nonprofits”UNLV Masters Level Social Work ClassFall 2016
“The Intersection of Kinship Care and Child Welfare”UNLV Masters Level Social Work ClassSummer 2016
“Advocating for Children in Kinship Care” – Fostering Families Today Sept/Oct 2016
“How Nonprofits can Fill the Gap in Child Welfare” – National Foster Parent Association National ConferenceJune 2016
“Six Things New Kinship Caregivers Need to Know”The Kinship Parenting Toolbox, EMK Press2015
“Placement versus Licensure: The Dilemma for Formal Kinship Care” – Fostering Families TodayJanuary 2014
Raising Your Relative’s Kids: How To Find Help -Contributing consultant for 2nd Edition – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension2013