ASCI Staff

An Ode to Lisa Marino: A Journey of Strength, Love, and Legacy

In honor of ALS Awareness Month, Samantha Marino, Executive Assistant at ASCI and daughter of Lisa Marino, beloved ASCI caseworker, bravely shares her mother’s journey, a testament to courage, compassion,…

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Empowering Social Workers: A Reflective Journey with Dr. Jacqueline Wilson

Amidst the March celebration of the remarkable contributions of social workers, the prevailing theme this year is “Empowering Social Workers!” ASCI engaged in a conversation with Dr. Jacqueline Wilson, a…

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ASCI Launches New Office in New Hampshire

ASCI is excited to announce the launch of its newest office in Concord, New Hampshire! After identifying the great need for more support for kinship families, the state of New…

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What’s Up Cuz Podcast Episode: A Look At Fatherhood

Welcome to a special Father’s Day episode of the What’s Up Cuz? podcast. Your hosts, Dr. David Brock and Dr. Sharon McDaniel seek to explore important and complex topics related…

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How to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

It is completely possible to prevent child abuse and neglect! Child abuse and neglect are dire problems that have longterm impacts on the health, opportunity and well-being of children. All…

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#SocialWorkSuperhero Domonik Daniels

ASCI: What challenges and benefits have you experienced as a child welfare caseworker? ​   Domonik Daniels: As a child welfare caseworker, I have experienced quite a few challenges. This work is…

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#SocialWorkSuperhero Victoria Lynch

ASCI: What challenges and benefits have you experienced as a child welfare caseworker? Victoria Lynch: One challenge that I have seen is that everyone working in the child welfare realm…

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#SocialWorkSuperhero Tiffany Byrd

ASCI: What challenges and benefits have you experienced as a child welfare caseworker? ​ Tiffany Byrd: As a child welfare caseworker, I experienced challenges around not understanding the “why?” behind decisions…

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Managing Burnout as a Social Worker

Social workers, like those at A Second Chance, Inc., take on an important role in society, such as helping some of the population’s most vulnerable people overcome their daily challenges. Although…

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Honoring Kinship Caregivers on National Caregivers Day!

According to The Children’s Bureau, there are over 407,000 children and youth in foster care and 34 percent were placed with relatives or kin. This is why, A Second Chance, Inc. strives…

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