Presented by Kentucky Partnership for Families and Children

Abstract: The child welfare system is designed to promote the well-being of children and families. In this session, the presenters explore that system from the perspective of individuals with lived experiences that were once part of that system. Their stories and experiences are shared while giving tips on how to successfully support someone when they enter that system.

Learning Objective: Helping provides understanding target demographic (families and youth).

Providing support and tips to providers to help them support youth and families in the child welfare system.

Bring awareness to struggles families and youth face when they begin their journey in the child welfare system.