Practitioners

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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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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Loving Her in the Skin She’s In

How a grandfather’s unconditional love for his LGBTQIA2S+ granddaughter fosters family and community acceptance Coming out LGBTQIA2S+ (i.e., Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two-Spirit) is—or always should be—a…

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AID in PA: Resource Collection for Autism & Intellectual Disabilities

A new resource collection website, AID in PA, has recently launched. The site was created in partnership with the Department of Human Services Office of Developmental Programs, PA HCQUs, ASERT, and Temple University….

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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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Spotting Sexual Assault Signs in Young Children

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) documents that every 9 minutes, government authorities respond to another report of child sexual abuse. Child sexual abuse is not limited to sexual contact with…

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Teens and Sexual Assault: What Are the Warning Signs?

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) shares that those aged between 12 and 34 are at the highest risk for crimes of sexual violence. They also share that females aged 16-19 are…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Sandra Gasca-Gonzalez

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Tina Jefferson

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Marva Hammons

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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