2019 Remote Trainings



News Articles


30 Mins.

ACS’s Response to How They Handle Candle Cases of Abuse and Neglect

David Hansell, Commissioner of ACS, discusses the ACS new reform-focused agenda, including training caseworkers to recognize "implicit bias," which might lead them unconsciously to treat some families different than others. He'll also discuss what has happened with reporting issues of neglect and/or abuse and the responses in the aftermath of the death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins in 2016. 


30 Mins.

Depending on your zip code, race, or just bad luck, those mistakes can have a lasting impact. Mass incarceration starts young. In Caught: The Lives of Juvenile Justice, hear from kids about the moment they collided with law and order, and how it changed them forever.


30 Mins. Sit in a Circle. Talk to Other Pregnant Women. Save Your Baby’s Life.

The Impact is a podcast about how different policies affect the lives of those living in the USA. This episode discusses how support groups and networking for pregnant women can help reduce infant mortality and illness in high risk populations.

30 Mins.

Slate Presents: Charged
For two and a half years, Emily Bazelon has been following people through a special court in New York designed to be a speedy machine for the harsh punishment of illegal gun possession. Along the way, a strange thing happened—the politics outside the courtroom started to change when a new generation of activists and insiders began challenging the old system the gun court was part of. \Season 1 of Slate Presents brought you the story of Ruby Ridge, and Season 2 brings you a fight to transform one big-city justice system.

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INCLUDEnyc has a monthly series of live-streamed, interactive online presentations on a wide variety of disability topics. There are nearly 30 presentations to choose from.

Preventive Services in NYC: Past, Present, and Future

This forum explores how preventive services in collaboration with child protection has transformed the child welfare system. Panelists review the status of current practice, discuss the infusion of evidence-based interventions, and consider ways to elevate the voice of families in shaping future services.

Ted Talks: To Transform Child Welfare, Take Race Out of the Equation

In this eye-opening talk about the impact of race and neighborhood on foster-care decisions, social worker Jessica Pryce shares a promising solution to help child welfare agencies make bias-free assessments about when to remove children from their families.