Center for Family Strengthening is dedicated to strengthening families through education and advocacy. The center partners with family support organizations in San Luis Obispo County to provide resources to families in need, protect children from abuse and neglect, and ensure that strong families are a community priority.

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  • Trauma Informed Care

    Center for Family Strengthening Executive Director Lisa Fraser joined Gabriela Grant, Executive Director of California Center of Excellence for Trauma Informed Care, and Sandra Miscovich, Director of Maternal & Child Health with… Read more… 

  • CDC Press Release

    A recent press release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that more than 3 million US women are at risk for alcohol-exposed pregnancy."Alcohol use during pregnancy, even… Read more… 

  • Center for Family Strengthening recognized in SLO Tribune

    In a recent Tribune article, Postpartum depression: Symptoms, risk factors and resources for mothers, Center for Family Strengthening was recognized for its postpartum depression support services in SLO County. Over 500 pregnant and… Read more… 

  • SAVE THE DATE

    "A Trauma Informed SLO"Featuring Gabriella Grant - Executive Director, California Center of Excellence for Trauma Informed Care. Gabriella Grant is a leader in the field of Trauma Informed Care. She trains professionals, in all disciplines,… Read more… 

  • Watch THE RAISING OF AMERICA

    Why do we, as a nation, make it so hard for children to thrive, and how can we do better? Watch the 5-part documentary series THE RAISING OF AMERICA to… Read more… 

Monthly Educational Public Forums

Monthly Educational Public Forums / NEXT PUBLIC FORUM

The San Luis Obispo County Child Abuse Prevention Council hosts Public Forums to educate the community, service providers and professionals on current and emerging issues in the child abuse and neglect prevention field.

Public Forums typically feature key speakers from various fields and are open to the public and gives attendees an opportunity to network and brainstorm about better ways to serve the children and families of San Luis Obispo County.

The 2011 Public Forums are typically held at the Veterans’ Hall, 801 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Anyone interested is welcome and encouraged to attend.

The Public Forum is free to anyone who wishes to attend.

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