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April 2021 Newsletter – NYSCAA

New York State Community Action Association

NYSCAA newsletter – April 2021

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A Word from NYSCAA’s CEO
Introduction of NYSCAA's CARES Program Manager and recognition of NY's newest Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers.

2021 New York State Poverty Report

We are pleased to present our newly updated online edition of the New York State Poverty Report...featuring New York State Poverty Profile – US Poverty Profile – A Comparative Look at County Poverty Levels – Data Key.

2021 NYSCAA Virtual Regional Meetings in Partnership with DOS

• Western Regional Meeting, May 12
• Central and North Country Regional Meeting, May 25
• Capital District and NYC/LI Regional Meeting, June 9

Highlights from Our Agencies

•  Pro Action of Steuben and Yates – Helping to Spread Awareness for Child Abuse Prevention
•  Community Action Planning Council of Jefferson County  Farm to Family Food Distribution

Monthly’s Myth Series

MYTH: We can predict, with certainty, which children will be maltreated based on risk factors. – FALSE!
Risk factors associated with child maltreatment include extreme poverty, family unemployment, caregiver substance abuse, lack of understanding of child development, and neighborhood violence.  However, each of these only weakly predicts the likelihood of maltreatment...

Read about myths associated with child maltreatment and prevention from Child Trends: 5 Myths about Child Maltreatment.

CSBG National Partner Information
National Professional Development Opportunities

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