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Stay current with the latest topics, trends, or industry news and information related to public service. Kaplan University's Center for Public Service RSS feed encourages individuals to participate and become agents of change in government and nonprofit organizations by providing you with resources and information related to the public service sector.
Below you will find web links to various resources including industry publications, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, blog entries or any other sites with current trends or topics in public service.
Apps Available Through iTunes:
There are many apps that can assist
individuals with autism. Several websites make recommendations based on need.
Here are few links that we find helpful:
National Education AssociationThe National Education Association (NEA) is a great resource center for helping children to become lifelong readers. Find several resources on reading here: http://www.nea.org/grants/resources-to-get-reading.htm
Reading Rockets offers information and resources on literacy through several multimedia avenues. Visit http://www.readingrockets.org/ to utilize these great resources.
Help My Child Read
Ed.gov through the US Department of Education provides several resources including reading tips for parents helping their children. To learn more visit http://www2.ed.gov/parents/read/resources/list.jhtml?page=5&size=10&sort=date&desc=show
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Apps available through
Who Am I? Race
Developer: Playtime Interactive
Developed by Dr. Michael Baran, cultural anthropologist at Harvard University,
this app aspires to help parents talk about and teach children to think about
race and diversity in a new way.
This app provides training on cultural diversity, particularly in the
workplace. It includes differences in communication style, perceptions of
hierarchy and power, and tools to discover your own unique set of cultural
Established by a number of government institutions, including the Library of
Congress, this website has a number of online exhibits, podcasts, and articles
about African American history.
A resource for educational programs for teaching good character to youth,
businesses, and athletes.
The Center for Diversity Education
This North Carolina not-for-profit develops and delivers programs for students
and teachers on cultural diversity. The site also offers digital exhibits
online that visitors can explore.
Diversity at Scholastic
Teachers and parents can find lesson plans and resources for teaching children
about culture awareness.
The HotlineNational Domestic Violence Hotline800.799.SAFEhttp://www.thehotline.org/
National Resource Center on
Domestic Violence (NRCDV)The
goals of the NRCDV are to improve society and community responses to domestic
violence and prevent its occurrence.http://www.nrcdv.org/
NO MOREThe symbol of NO MORE was created to help unify all people and
organizations that want to end domestic violence and sexual assault. http://www.nomore.org/
1 is 2 ManyThis White House website offers resources for taking action against
National Coalition Against Domestic Violencehttp://www.ncadv.org/need-support/what-is-domestic-violence
The Ultimate Guide to Thriving As A Newly Independent Womanhttp://closetbox.me/ultimate-guide-to-thriving-as-independent-woman
Single Parent Advocatehttp://www.singleparentadvocate.org/
Single Parents Networkhttp://singleparentsnetwork.com/
National Association of Case
Management (NACM)NACM is a not-for-profit organization
created for professionals to aide in growth and the promotion of case
National Association of Social
association works to enhance the professional growth and development of its
members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound
American Case Management
Association (ACME)ACMA is an association offering professional development services and
other resources for hospital/health system case management professionals. http://www.acmaweb.org/
National Communication Association (NCA)http://www.natcom.org/
Society for Technical Communication (STC)http://www.stc.org/
The Association for Women in Communicationhttp://www.womcom.org/
Children for Children This nonprofit’s mission is to help children instill volunteerism and a spirit
of community service early in life.http://www.generationon.org/
Volunteer Match This site helps connect people to volunteer opportunities in their area.http://www.volunteermatch.org/
Serve.gov The government provides online resources to not only find volunteer
opportunities but to also create your own.http://www.serve.gov/
Association of Nontraditional Students in Higher
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
National Resource Center for the First-Year
Experience and Students in Transitionhttp://www.sc.edu/fye/
Administration on Aging
Online Resources in Aging http://www.geron.org/Resources/Web%20Links
Eldercare Locator http://www.eldercare.gov/Eldercare.NET/Public/Index.aspx
National Institute of Mental Healthhttp://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml
National Organization for Human Serviceshttp://www.nationalhumanservices.org/
Child Welfare Information Gatewayhttp://www.childwelfare.gov/index.cfm
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Serviceshttp://www.hhs.gov/
American Public Human Services Association
American Psychological Association (APA)http://www.apa.org/
Association for Behavioral Analysis
Association for Psychological Sciencehttp://www.psychologicalscience.org/
International Positive Psychology Associationhttp://www.ippanetwork.org/
National Association for the Education of Young
National Education Association (NEA)http://www.nea.org/
Zero to Threewww.zerotothree.org/
The United States Department of Justicehttp://www.justice.gov/
FirehouseResource for breaking news, podcasts, webcasts, blogs and more all geared toward the field of fire science.http://www.firehouse.com/
Police MagazineResource for law enforcement latest news, articles, jobs, products and much more.http://www.policemag.com/
The National Terror Alert Response Centerhttp://www.nationalterroralert.com/
Federal Emergency Management Agencyhttp://www.fema.gov/
Patti Pelletier, EdD shares her personal
and professional experiences in helping children with autism.
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in the field of case management? Watch this video, produced by Portland Community College in collaboration with Mount Hood Community College, to see a day in the life of a social services case manager.
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