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February 2019 Newsletter – Indiana Community Action Association

Indiana Community Action Association

sIN-CAA Newsletter – February 2019


reimagine conference: A conference to shed light on adverse childhood experiences
National leaders in health care, public health and child development have identified adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) as the single greatest unaddressed public health threat facing our country today.

On April 10 and 11, Northwest Indiana Community Action will lead a public-private coalition in hosting the two-day reimagine conference at the Patrician Banquet Center in Schererville, Ind.  The conference is designed to engage and educate multiple sectors in the community about ACEs and their long-term impacts on children – read full article.


TRAINING AVAILABLE: Winter and Spring 2019!
Please join us for winter and spring 2019 trainings!  There will be webinars on improving customer service, team building trainings to enhance our agencies, motivational interviewing for those who work with clients, and trainings on communication and negotiation strategies – more info.

IN-CAA earns IREC recertification
IN-CAA is proud and excited to announce it was awarded its 2019 certification renewal from the Interstate Renewal Energy Council (IREC), a not-for-profit that offers quality and competency standards, accreditation and certification programs for clean energy educators, and training in renewable energy and energy efficiency – read full article.

TRI-CAP accredited for quality service by Healthy Families America
Prevent Child Abuse America (PCA America) announced this month that its affiliate program, Healthy Families America (HFA), has reaccredited TRI-CAP as a provider of high-quality, home-visiting services to families who want to improve their child's health, nutrition and developmental outcomes – read full article.

Prosperity Indiana honors David Miller
The leaders of Prosperity Indiana are pleased to announce David Miller as this year's winner of the John Niederman Rural Development Leadership Award, which recognizes outstanding leaders in the field of rural community economic development. Miller is the CEO of the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation, a Community Action Agency headquartered in Mitchell, IN – read full article.


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