A Look Inside Sharing Power in Child Welfare- Episode 2: Empowered People Empower People

Capacity Building Center for States

Dec 15 2022 • 39 mins

​​Learn how welcoming change, listening to people with lived experience, and sharing the workload can help to develop and empower young leaders and improve the child welfare system. Co-host Tony Parsons talks with Judy Tudor, Assistant Director of Clark County Department of Children and Family Services, and Madison Sandoval-Lunn, the Center’s Family and Youth Empowerment Program Area Manager about sharing power by recognizing and acknowledging one’s own power and the power in others, and how they have done it throughout their careers. This is the first part of their hour-long conversation continued in Episode 3. Share and discuss these episodes with others to explore how deeper engagement of people with lived experience can improve child welfare policy and practice for better family, children, and youth outcomes.

This podcast was created by the Capacity Building Center for States under Contract No. HHSP233201500071I, funded by the Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The opinions expressed by individuals quoted do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Children’s Bureau.