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PA Family Support Alliance Open Disclosure Sessions for June 2022

The Responding to Disclosures of Child Abuse training is for mandated reporters who have taken training on recognizing and reporting child abuse before and need to take it again. It…

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Resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Information provided by SAMHSA. Resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) The following list of materials includes those focused on general mental health and substance use-related…

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Supporting Autistic Workers In Pittsburgh

Progress City is committed to making the Pittsburgh community a better place by providing innovative solutions to workplace challenges, and true integration of the diversely abled into the community. They…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: March 28-April 8, 2022

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from March 28, 2022, through April 8, 2022. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Child…

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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 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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Mel Blount Youth Leadership Initiative Seeking Interns

As a part of their 2022 program, the Mel Blount Youth Leadership Initiative (MBYLI) is committed to providing opportunities to help young professionals find their path to success and jump-start…

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Join us for the 6th Annual Rhonda D. Wright Red Hat Healthy Heart Symposium and Luncheon

It’s Red Hat Luncheon time! You are cordially to join us for the 6th Annual Rhonda D. Wright Red Hat Healthy Heart Symposium and Luncheon! This virtual event is scheduled…

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Kinship Caregiver Goes the Extra Mile for Her Children and Fellow Caregivers

With four boys ages 7-12—one biological, two adoptive and one in care—and two brothers for whom she’d also provided care, Philadelphia kinship caregiver Emily* could teach a MasterClass on providing…

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