Protecting Cross Border Families at our “Beyond Separation” Conference and Training Day

Protecting Cross Border Families at our “Beyond Separation” Conference and Training Day International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) hosted their 7thAnnual Conference, Beyond Separation: Protecting Cross Border Families, on October 17 th and 18 th , 2019 at the University of Maryland Baltimore. The conference drew participants and speakers from the fields of social work, international child protection, family and immigration law, human rights…

Improving Our Foster Care System

Improving Our Foster Care System On Tuesday, July 16, our summer Fund Development and Communications Intern, Cameron Stiles, traveled to Washington, DC to attend a Congressional Briefing on the issues facing the U.S. foster care and child welfare system. The briefing, hosted by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI), featured members of the CCAI’s…

Training in Connecticut

Training in Connecticut Elaine Weisman (top left), International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) ‘s Program and Training Manager, traveled to Hartford, Connecticut in early January to train staff and supervisors from Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) . Connecticut DCF began contracting with ISS-USA in 2018 to provide services for children in their care when they have family in…