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A Childhood Remembered

Photo credit: Luis Pabon

Dirty Toys

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This spoken word piece, Dirty Toys by Luis Pabon, explores the oftentimes blighted development of childhood sufferers of adverse childhood experiences.

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This art piece was inspired by the information from a 2016 summer graduate school class at California State University East Bay. The class was Assessment and Treatment of Substance Abuse, and it presented the harm reduction approach. more

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Calling from the roof top, I now sound the alarm for justice to be served. I call for social workers to take a unified stand by opening our mouths and embracing the social advocacy aspects of our profession. more

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