Education

Discussing Kinship Care in Academia: Why the study of kinship care is critical for social work students

In recognition of National Women’s History Month and National Social Work Month, ASCI spoke with its founder, president, and CEO Dr. Sharon McDaniel, assistant professor Dr. Sherri Simmons – Horton, in the…

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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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#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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Elementary Students Share Encouraging Pep Talks in New Hotline

Kindergartners from West Side Elementary in California have created Peptoc, an encouraging hotline for those who need a pick-me-up or some hard-hitting advice. When calling 707-998-8410, the prompt menu —…

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Ways to Celebrate Irish-American Heritage Month

America notoriously celebrates St. Patrick’s Day even bigger than any other country! Here are some options to celebrate Irish-American heritage month with your family. 1. Relax and Watch a Movie…

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The Football Girl: How One Girl is Inspiring the World to Think Outside the Box

Malajsha Mollett, a 10-year author, recently wrote and released a book, The Football Girl, which entails her personal story of a young girl living out her dream of playing a…

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School Counselors of Color & the Crucial Role They Play

School counselors of color serve as role models for students of color, especially in predominantly white schools, as they can better manage biases in their connections with such students. Guidance…

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4 Amazing Asian American Contributions to Society

Asian American contributions in all fields are part of the reason America is a leading nation. From atomic science to YouTube, check out some of the major advancements made by…

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Black Female Leadership Development Institute Now Recruiting

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh is actively recruiting for the 2022 cohort of their Black Female Leadership Development Institute. The Black Female Leadership Development Institute (BFLDI) is a professional and…

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