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It's the little things that count

I work at a shelter with children and youth of families that are homeless for reasons that range from divorce/separation, families of refugee status, as well as mothers seeking refuge from domestic violence. 636 more words

Child And Youth Worker

Keeping Perspective, "Social Work - Losing the battle but winning the war?"

Andrew Cooper explores how to keep perspective of what individual social workers are seeking to achieve within the sometimes overwhelming tasks of child protection.  From the Centre For Social Work Practice  285 more words

Infographic Thursday: Homeless Youth & Sexual Violence

November is National Runaway Prevention Month, and supporting the month’s aim to increase awareness about runaway prevention is becoming increasingly important.

It is estimated that… 205 more words

National Human Services Assembly

How Can We Prevent Bullying? Involve Parents and Start Early

By Michele Knox, PhD and Kimberly Burkhart, PhD

Did you know that nationwide, nearly 1 in 3 U.S. students say they have been bullied at school? 659 more words

Children And Youth

Keeping Our Kids Safe From Predators -- A Challenge With a Bipartisan Solution

It’s time to act on CPIA, and in a show of bipartisan support for the legislation, House sponsors Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Mike Rogers (R-MI) penned… 307 more words

National Human Services Assembly

Our Invisible Youth: Addressing Disparities in the School-To-Prison Pipeline

This post continues our new blog series on poverty. As our nation reflects on its progress in fighting poverty over the last 50 years, this blog series will highlight how psychology can contribute further to this discussion. 1,208 more words

Children And Youth

Support In Your Darkest Hour

This week I wanted to share with you an article from the Mayo Clinic highlighting the role of Child Life Specialists, as well as Social Workers, when a patient has died. 169 more words

Child Life Specialist