Nichelle Mitchem Shares Information on Battered Women, Abused Children, and Child Custody, A National Crisis VIII: The Unity Conference
Battered Women, Abused Children, and Child Custody, A National Crisis VIII: The Unity Conference
WHEN: January 7th, 8th, & 9th, 2011 (Friday evening, 6 p.m. – Sunday afternoon)
FOCUS: A major focus this year is to connect battered mothers with organizations working locally, nationally, and internationally to combat unjust family court practices that harm to battered mothers and their children.
WHERE: Albany, New York
For further information, visit http://www.batteredmotherscustodyconference.org/.Photo Credit Microsoft Clip Art
Join Stop It Now! for a FREE webcast on December 7, 2010 when Dr. Dominic Pasura of the Centre for Applied Childhood Studies at the University of Huddersfield, UK, will help unpack assumptions about children with the overarching goal to improve practices designed to prevent child sexual abuse.
The webcast is with the University of Huddersfield and follows a webcast by Centre Director, Dr. Adele Jones, on child sexual abuse in the Caribbean. It is one way you can mark World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse on November 19, 2010 and World Day of Prayer and Action for Children on November 20, 2010. Learn more.
Join Dr. Dominic Pasura of the Centre for Applied Childhood Studies as he explores different meanings of children and childhood internationally and their significance in the prevention of child sexual abuse. Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2010. Time: 9am-10am Eastern USA. Cost: FREE. Register nowPhoto Credit Microsoft Clip Art
Thriving in Times of Turmoil
On November 1, 2010, the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) will hold a training session entitled, “Thriving in Times of Turmoil.” CWLA is a powerful coalition of hundreds of private and public agencies serving vulnerable children and families since 1920. CWLA’s expertise, leadership and innovation on policies, programs, and practices help improve the lives of millions of children in all 50 states. Its impact is on the lives of children and youth felt worldwide.
In these tumultuous times, advocates for children and youth are challenged like never before to succeed in an ever-changing environment. As a leader in the area of child welfare, CWLA has posed the question, “How can we continue to meet out missions despite these challenges?” At this upcoming training, there will conversations concerning effective strategies on how to thrive in these times of economic turmoil.
The training materials indicate that, Thad Levine, the Assistant General Manager of the Texas Rangers major league baseball club will share his insights and perspectives on how the team has managed to have their most successful season in their history despite the overwhelming uncertainty and ambiguity of a team for sale. The afternoon will be devoted to a “Strategic Conversation” on how to apply the Rangers example to our organizations in the areas of leadership, mission focus, adaptability, and public perception.
November 1, 2010 Training Session on : Thriving in Times of Turmoil
Location: Omni American Bank Building, 1320 S. University Drive, 9th Floor Dining Room, Fort Worth, Texas 76107
For further information on this training, please see the CWLA website.
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While being interviewed by local and national media outlets on kinship care, Nichelle Mitchem discusses the National Center’s symposium, “A Second Chance for Children: Embracing the Future,” and “GSU’s longstanding commitment to improving the health and well-being of grandparent-households.”
Quote Credit: May-June 2005 Georgia State University E-Newsletter
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Nichelle Mitchem, director of operations, discusses the implication of HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, and incarceration on fragile families in a Mother’s Day article on the increasing phenomena of grandparents raising grandchildren.
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