Tag: prevention

NACA Invites You! Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, ASIST 11

| December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
NACA Invites You! Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training,  ASIST 11

Would you like to feel more confident in your ability to help someone considering suicide? Would you like to help a person at risk keep safe and seek further help? Would you like to help make your community suicide free? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Native Americans for Community Action invite […]

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CPS Needs Fixing: Here are Five Key Actions To Take

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
CPS Needs Fixing: Here are Five Key Actions To Take

When children are at risk, we all have two basic responsibilities: We’ve got to strengthen families, so we can prevent abuse or neglect whenever possible. And, when abuse or neglect happens, we must take swift but thoughtful actions that give kids the best possible chance to grow up in a safe and loving permanent family.

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safeTALK Training Comes to Winslow

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
safeTALK Training Comes to Winslow

Native Americans for Community Action in partnership with Winslow Police Department invite you to attend safeTALK, a three – hour training that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources.

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NACA Invites You! Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, ASIST 11

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
NACA Invites You! Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training,  ASIST 11

Would you like to feel more confident in your ability to help someone considering suicide? Would you like to help a person at risk keep safe and seek further help? Would you like to help make your community suicide free? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Native Americans for Community Action invite […]

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Five CPS Supervisors Are Put on Leave

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Five CPS Supervisors Are Put on Leave

Five higher-level staffers at the state’s child-welfare agency were put on administrative leave Monday, hours after Gov. Jan Brewer named an independent team to oversee an investigation into why thousands of cases of child abuse and neglect were shelved without checking on the children’s welfare.

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Rebuttal to Recent Wall Street Journal Op-Ed on Pre-K

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Rebuttal to Recent Wall Street Journal Op-Ed on Pre-K

A new report by ten of the nation’s leading early childhood academics, “Investing in Our Future”, concludes “Large-scale public preschool programs can have substantial impacts on children’s early learning. Scientific evidence on the impacts of early childhood education has progressed well beyond exclusive reliance on the Perry Preschool and Abecedarian programs.”

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Do We Invest in Preschools or Prisons

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Do We Invest in Preschools or Prisons

“…we’ll have to confront the pathologies of poverty at some point. We can deal with them cheaply at the front end, in infancy. Or we can wait and jail a troubled adolescent at the tail end. To some extent, we face a choice between investing in preschools or in prisons.”

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