International Social Service, USA Kicks Off “Connecting Twogether” Campaign to Connect More Cross-Border Families

International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) kicked off its campaign Connecting Twogether this month to inform more people about the critical needs of vulnerable children and families moving across borders and to raise additional funds to serve more children and families in need.  The campaign name, Connecting Twogether, underscores the idea that it takes at least…

ISS-USA Presents Educational Webinar at University of Maryland School of Social Work

ISS-USA Presents Educational Webinar at University of Maryland School of Social Work On September 29th, ISS-USA Program and Training Manager Elaine Weisman and Intercountry Case Management interns Ericka Thompson and Sheila Winter gave a virtual presentation to students at the University of Maryland School of Social Work. They shared information about the organization, international social…

Strengthening Families With A Global Perspective with CWLA

On April 12, 2019, ISS-USA’s Program and Training Manager, Elaine Weisman, participated in the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)’s special global session, Strengthening Families: Moving to a Global Perspective. The roundtable session highlighted promising practices in child welfare from around the world. ISS-USA’s presentation, Developing a Globally Relevant Case Practice Model: International Family Finding and Engagement, emphasized the need…

Reintegration Planning Services in Guatemala and Honduras

ISS-USA Offers Reintegration Planning Services in Guatemala and Honduras International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) has partnered with Lumos to offer safe repatriation and reintegration planning for children returning to Guatemala after a forced separation at the US-Mexico border. Through the program, ISS-USA and our Guatemalan partner are providing reunification assessment services and intensive case management…