March is National Social Work Month; an opportunity for human service organizations to honor social workers, and human service and child welfare professionals for their dedication and commitment to serving people and making the world a better place. This year’s theme is “Forging Solutions out of Challenges.” I recently had the opportunity to speak at […]
WASHINGTON, D.C.—With a goal of having a diverse set of agencies working in concerted effort to improve well-being outcomes of system-involved youth, the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP, @CtrSocialPolicy) today announced five organizations will become members of the new Youth Thrive™ Learning Community. They will join the New Jersey Department of Children […]
Domestic Violence is a preventable yet pervasive problem in society today and touches every socioeconomic class. Every day in America, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men suffer physical violence at the hands of a loved one. On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the […]
Despite her disabilities, Lania is an adorable and affectionate child who likes to give and receive hugs and kisses. She enjoys toys that make various sounds and especially enjoys listening to music.