Caregivers & Caseworkers

Lessons from Ma’Khia Bryant’s Death: Better Housing Policy & Kinship Care Aid Can Save Our Children

This article was written by ASCI’s editorial team and originally published by the Imprint. Sweet 16. It’s an age when many teens revel in the thought of getting a driver’s…

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Debunking the “Absent Father” Myth with ASCI Operations Director LeVelle Alexander

Not only are Black fathers more involved in their children’s lives, but they also want to be engaged despite the barriers our nation’s systems have built up against them. Yet, American society continues to perpetuate the…

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COVID-19 Listening Session with Grandfamilies, the CDC & Department of Education

When: Jun 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Join Generations United for a COVID-19 Listening Session with Grandfamilies, the CDC and Department of Education. They will have leaders from the U.S….

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 24 – June 4, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 24 – June 4, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health S….

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PittCyber Offering Cyber Camp for High-School Students

PittCyber is now offering virtual AFA CyberCamp for high school students. Registration is now open. This camp will be completely virtual and is at no cost. What to know before registering:…

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The Cuff Family: Through Thick & Thin, Love Wins

The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) shares that over the last 30 years, countless families have been separated over struggles with drug and alcohol abuse, as…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 10 – 21, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 10-21, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Family Support H.R. 3040 —…

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Reflections One Year After the Murder of George Floyd

Last month, the world witnessed the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. While many were relieved after hearing the guilty verdict, this…

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Innovating Kinship Care Practice During COVID-19: One Year Later

When COVID-19 reached the pandemic level last year, many children and families found themselves having to create a “new normal.” This has included a shift from physical social interactions to…

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No Uncertainty About Permanency, Even in Uncertain Times

This piece was published in Child Welfare Information Gateway’s story collection for Foster Care Month 2021, Reflections: Stories of Foster Care. Though COVID-19 has brought about many uncertainties, the Child…

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