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Welcome to Child & Family Policy Associates


Child & Family Policy Associates, LLC is a consulting firm offering research, writing, training and strategic guidance on child welfare, status offense, juvenile justice and child and adolescent health issues.  From state and federal law and policy analysis to administrative and best practice development, CFP can help your organization or agency reach its goals and achieve better outcomes for children and families.  

What's New
July 2013: Lisa Pilnik speaks on trauma, polyvictimization and attachment at conferences for the American Bar Association and the Colorado Office of the Child's Representative.

April 2013:
Lisa Pilnik and Jessica Kendall publish articles in Youth Today and Juvenile Justice Information Exchange.

January 2013: CFP's work cited in Attorney General's Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence Report.

December 2012: CFP authors Checklist and Resource Guide on Identifying Polyvictimization and Trauma for the Safe Start Center and the American Bar Association as part of a Toolkit on Court-Involved Youth and Exposure to Violence.

November 2012: Jessica Kendall and Lisa Pilnik speak on webinar for the NRC on In Home Services about engaging fathers in child welfare in home services.

September 2012: New issue brief on child trauma and victimization released by Child & Family Policy Associates, the Safe Start Center and the American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law.

August 2012: CFP co-founder Lisa Pilnik speaks on victimization and child trauma at the annual conference of the National Association of Counsel for Children in Chicago.  E-mail us for a copy of the presentation and handouts.

June 2012: CFP now has pages on LinkedIn and Facebook.  "Follow" or "like" us to receive updates on new publications, training events, etc.