Multi-Disciplinary TrainingThe Commission on Abused, Neglected and Missing Children will host a multi-disciplinary training (MDT) “Bias, Prejudice & Stereotypes, how they affect us?” on Oct. 24, 2019. David D’Amico, Chief Investigator, Internal Affairs, of the Middlesex County Department of Corrections will be the guest speaker. Although it is open to the general public, the training is geared toward school personnel, Child Protection and Permanency personnel, law enforcement, social workers, or any other social service providers.
The training will be held from from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mercer Oaks Catering. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served. Registration is due by Oct. 1, 2019; there is a $40 attendance fee.
For more information, contact Yolanda León at 609-989-6966 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cherish the Children Dinner
The Robin Scheiner Scholarship Award
The Mercer County Commission on Abused, Neglected and Missing Children will host its annual Cherish the Children Dinner on April 15, 2020, at Mercer Oaks Catering. At the dinner, Mercer County volunteers and professionals will be honored for their work with children. In addition, Mercer County youth will be honored for their volunteer work in the Mercer County community, and one student who is attending college or is planning to attend college will receive a scholarship award.
The commission is accepting nomination forms for The Robin Scheiner Scholarship Award until Nov. 1, 2019. The scholarship was created in memory of Robin Scheiner, former chairperson of the commission. The scholarship is for $500; only high school seniors and college students who are full-time Mercer County residents are eligible to apply.
Applicants must provide certified high school or college transcripts with their applications.
Cherish the Children award nominations for volunteers, professionals, and youth will be available later this year.
For more information, contact Yolanda León at email@example.com or at 609-989-6966.