Article of Note: Perceptions of Past Abuse

"The recollection and processing of childhood abuse or neglect can significantly impact mental health in adulthood, more than the experiences themselves." "The research revealed that self-reported experiences of early maltreatment correlated…
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Purposeful Parenting Month

"Purposeful Parenting" encourages active and engaged parenting to build strong families. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services slated July as Purposeful Parenting Month. One important program area focuses on "The Essentials…
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QIC-EY Update

Lessons Learned #2   With the QIC-EY’s definition of authentic engagement of children and youth now developed and the pilot sites engaged, a second foundational lesson for child welfare professionals has emerged; and it starts…
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Happy Fathers’ Day to All

The first Father’s Day in the USA was celebrated on June 19, 1910. One thing has stayed the same since then: "Fathering" takes a big heart.Fathers who are birth parents, adoptive parents, foster parents, and any man who truly plays an instructional…
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June is Also A National Pride Month

Through a grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan’s The Hope Fund, Hands Across the Water and Fostering Futures will establish advocacy opportunities and support to other private child welfare agencies towards working…
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Spaulding Scramble Presented by Detroit Area Wendy’s Franchise Owners

Spaulding Scramble, Presented by Detroit Area Wendy’s Franchise Owners, Saturday, September 9, 2023, at Farmington Hills Golf Club When Social Service Agency Engages Community on The Links   SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 6, 2023…
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We Love Our Foster Families

We asked some of our foster parents to share some facts about their families. Foster families are all different. However, they all have the one necessary ingredient for a great home – LOVE. Fun fact: my kids are 6 years apart and both…
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A Conversation About Foster Care

Chloe Cranmer, an 8th grade student at Kent Place School in Summit, New Jersey, reached out to us for her history class. Chloe and her classmates were asked to do research and take civic action around a major issue of their choice.Chloe chose…
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Spaulding for Children Open House

In celebration of National Foster Care Month, Spaulding for Children will host an Open House to invite our current families as well as new ones to come and learn about new resources offered to foster families. The Open House will feature…
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Support and Prevention Keep Families Safe – and Together

Thanks to Healthy Families America Wayne and the expansion to include the Family First Prevention Service Act in 2021, more families can get support with parenting and other resources. And that has shown to reduce child abuse and neglect.…