August 2016 Information & Resource Roundup

Once a month we will roundup a variety of resources, news articles or items of interest we’ve come across that could be helpful in providing services, increasing staff knowledge and/or improving skills.  

 The New Faces of U.S. Poverty  U.S. News & World Report – July 6, 2016

Food, A Place to Sleep and Other Basic Patient NeedsThe New York Times – July 20, 2016

A Growth Mindset Could Buffer Kids From Negative Academic Effects of PovertyKQED.org – July 26, 2016

Breaking Poverty’s Grip On NeighborhoodsCaring Magazine – July 15, 2106

Homelessness in Madison A City ChallengedWisconsin State Journal – Special Report

Twenty Years After Welfare Reform:  Reflections and Recommendations from Those Who Were There povertylaw.org – July 2016

Journey through the Grief of HomelessnessSocial Work Helper – July 12, 2016

Mental Health Care For Prisoners Could Prevent Rearrest, But Prisons Aren’t Designed For RehabilitationHuffington Post – August 3, 2015

Obamacare Appears to Be Making People HealthierThe New York Times – August 9, 2016

Have a resource or article to share? Leave in the comments or pass it on to wumsocialservices@usc.salvationarmy.org and we’ll include it in next months roundup. 

RESCHEDULED WEBINAR: Generational Trauma and Working with Native Populations

Thank you for your patience with the technical issues we encountered last week.  These issues were due to outages with the internet service provider and have since been resolved.  The webinar has been rescheduled for Thursday September 8th at 9:00am CDT/10:00am EDT.  You must register for the rescheduled webinar in order to receive the appropriate link to join the webinar. 

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REMINDER: Webinar – Generational Trauma and Working with Native Populations

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