Practitioners

Join Us for WIN Week!

The first week of June (June 1-7) is Well Being In the Nation (WIN) Week, which includes a series of free virtual gatherings, hosted by the WIN Network and it is open to all….

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New Bills Would Add $520 Million to Support Older Foster Youth

House leadership on child welfare introduced two bills that would increase funds for older foster youth. These bills would also help states prevent teens and young adults from aging out of…

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Generations United Webinar: Supporting Grandfamilies in a Pandemic

Register today for a Generations United webinar, in partnership with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), on Thursday, May 21, for a conversation on how the Aging…

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Read the Latest BACW Newsletter

Dr. Sharon McDaniel, board president of Black Administrators in Child Welfare, opens this month’s BACW newsletter: We are strong. I know we will come through this together. Whereas now there is…

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Needs of Older Youth During COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues, we must cater to the needs of older youth in foster care and kinship care who rely on us to ensure their well-being. “These are young people…

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How to Stay Pain-Free While Working from Home

Provided by the Society for Human Resource Management Millions of people who are working from home to stop the spread of COVID-19 have found themselves in makeshift workstations without proper…

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ASCI Founder and CEO Contributes to Important New Publication

Reflections on Kinship Care: Learning from the Past, Implications for the Future details the evolution of kinship care as a child welfare service through essays written by kinship care experts. Its…

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Virtual Home Visits: What to Expect

This video outlines what you can expect during virtual home visits, and the precautionary measures to be taken during in-home visits. We want to hear from our children and see…

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Instruction, Policy & Practice in the Evolving Field of Social Work

The ever-evolving field of social work is rooted in the historical context of its early pioneers’ philanthropic efforts. Since the first social work class offered at Columbia University in 1898, trained social…

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#SocialWorkStories with Caseworker Lori Marshall

ASCI: Why did you become a social worker/caseworker? Lori Marshall: I have always loved kids and wanted to be around them. ASCI: What are some challenges you’ve experienced as a child welfare…

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