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 General FGDM Resources

 Issue Briefs

A Perspective on the Origins of Family Group Conferencing - Dr. Marie Connolly

A Solution to Racial Disproportionality and Disparities in Child Welfare - Molly Jenkins

Dads and Paternal Relatives: Using Family Group Decision Making to Refocus the Child Welfare System on the Entire Family Constellation -Molly Jenkins and Ellen Kinney

Family Group Conferencing: A Message from the Bench - Honorable Todd A. Hoover, Dauphin County Juvenile Dependency/Orphan’s Court Judge

Family Group Conferencing: A Realistic Option for Juvenile Justice? - Honorable Richard A. Lewis, President Judge, Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas

Family Group Conferencing: Building Partnerships with Kin in Washington - State Karin Gunderson, MSW

Family Group Decision Making: The Importance of Independent Coordination - Michael Doolan

Five Counties, Many Voices: Profiles of Family Engagement in Colorado’s Child Welfare System Interviews Conducted - Molly Jenkins

For the Common Good: Rob van Pagée on Family Group Conferencing in the Netherlands - Molly Jenkins

Reviewing a Swedish Outcome Study on Family Group Conferences - Kathleen Tinworth and Lisa Merkel-Holguin

Should His and Her Sides of the Family Be Invited to the FGC? - Dr. Joan Pennell

Strategies to Respond to the Research Needs of Family Group Conferencing - Marie Connolly, PhD

The Critical Role of Leadership in Family Group Decision Making - Honorable Todd Hoover, Dauphin County Juvenile Dependency & Orphans Court Judge

The Intersection between Family Group Decision Making and Systems-of-Care - Lisa Merkel-Holguin, Director, National Center on Family Group Decision Making

The Use of Self in Conference Coordination - Jeanette Schmid

Using Family Group Conferencing in the Children’s Mental Health Context - Jeanette Schmid, Conference Coordinator

Using Family Group Conferencing to Assist Immigrant Children and Families in the Child Welfare System - Michelle Howard and Lara Bruce

Youth Conferencing: Implementation Experiences and Future Directions - Michelle D. Howard, MS, LPC

Youth Participants Speak About Their Family Group Conference - Angel Dawson and Briana Yancey 


 Protecting Children Journals