Ann Ream is director of Protective Services at Summit County Children Services, where she has worked for more than 23 years. She has been a social worker at the agency, as well as the family meeting coordinator/facilitator, supervisor of the Family Meeting Unit, and supervisor of the Paid Placement Unit. She also played a pivotal role in bringing team decision-making meetings to the agency.
Ream is a graduate of the Child and Family Leadership Exchange, which promotes collaboration and excellence in leadership among Summit County professionals serving children and families. She also has chaired the agency's Father Factor initiative, which has promoted the engagement of fathers, increased staff awareness and improved practice related to fathers in child welfare. This work became the catalyst for a statewide best practice guide on identifying, locating and engaging fathers and paternal family members in child welfare.
Ream has a bachelor's and a master's degree In social work from the University of Akron.
The Commission Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 10:00 am. – 12:00 p.m. It will be a Virtual Microsoft Teams Meeting.
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2021 Commission Meeting Dates: Feb. 11, May 13, July 8, Sept. 9 and Nov. 18.
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Reforming Child Support to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families, June 2019
Supporting the Fatherhood Journey: Finding from the Parents and Children Together (PACT) Evaluation
Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED) Impact Report
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Promoting Responsible Fatherhood
AdCouncil Fatherhood PSAs
Region V Fatherhood Webinars
National Fatherhood Initiative
National Center for Fathering
Kids Count Data
Grant Writing Webinar (Power Point Slides)
Infant Vitality Toolkit for Fathers
Ohio County Services
Ohio Practitioners Network for Fathers and Families (OPNFF)
Ohio Collaborative to Prevent Infant Mortality
Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition
Ohio Putative Father Registry
Ohio Strong Babies
Start Talking Ohio
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