Involving Parents and Practitioners Together in Ethical Challenges [Webinar and Handouts].
FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention.
Published: February 2013
Many states are involving parent leaders in their agencies and communities in successful, state-based, parent-led and parent-run organizing models. However, both parents and practitioners often grapple with issues such as providing the skills and training needed to ensure ethical and appropriate political action, and community and agency involvement. This webinar discussed issues surrounding these topics, along with organizing parents in grassroots policy change efforts. One state, Kentucky, talked about the challenges they have faced and the solutions they are currently working through to prepare parents in their leadership roles. (Author abstract)
ethics; parent leadership; public policy; policy formation; public awareness; organizations; models; guidelines; kentucky