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The Stoops Center for Communities, Families, and Children (FSU CFC Center) was created by the Stoops Family Foundation, Inc. to generate and sustain transformational knowledge development for effective policies, services, and usable research for the promotion of communities, families, and the children of Florida, the nation, and across the globe. 

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FSU Indigenous knowledge workshop discusses challenges in building resilient coastal communities 

“Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge” brought together experts from across FSU, including the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and its RIDER Center, the College of Social Work, the Stoops Center for Communities, Families, and Children and the Native American...

FSU Rebound and Recovery Program Participates in Children’s Week at the Florida Capitol In the heart of Children's Week 2024 at the Florida Capitol, a magical spectacle unfolded as the Storybook Village came to life, inspiring young minds to "Dream...

Rebound and Recovery Program Partners with Leon County Schools for Pre-K Student Resilience

In October, the Leon County School Board (LCS) in Leon County, Florida approved a memorandum of understanding with Florida State University committing in-kind resources to support the implementation of the “Rebound & Recovery” program. Read moreabout Rebound and...

More than 1,200 young students to benefit from new CSC Leon, FSU, Leon County Schools partnership

ABC27 - WTXL TALLAHASSEE NEWS - Rebound & Recovery program is a partnership between Florida State University and Leon County Schools to help pre-K students manage and express their emotions effectively.

Empowering Foster Youth through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Trauma

CATEGORY:  ALUMNI & FRIENDS CSW GENERAL | FACULTY & RESEARCH AUTHOR: LAUREN ANTISTA & SAVANNAH SMITH Youth in foster care often face higher exposure to traumatic events and are less likely to receive the necessary services to address the resulting...

FSU/FAMU Partnership Combats Teen Opioid Misuse Through 4-H Programs

CFC CENTER NEWS CSW GENERAL . . . “Our partnership with the CFC Center at FSU leverages the unique strengths and resources of each institution to address the complex challenges facing our rural communities resulting from the opioid epidemic,” explained Vonda...

“Where Am I Going?” Attending to Child Welfare Removals in Florida

Each time a child is removed from their home, there is confusion and uncertainty with potentially traumatizing results.

“The Center has a big multiplier effect. It connects people that wouldn’t necessarily have been able to do those things together and it facilitates the impacts of the work being greater than it would be otherwise.”

– Advisory Council Member


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