APHSA The American Public Human Services Association is a bipartisan, nonprofit membership organization representing state and local human service agencies throu

APHSA operates as a member-run organization that is supported by the association staff. Members include state agencies, local agencies, other non-profit organizations and individuals. APHSA is strengthened by the depth of expertise and experience found in the nine affiliate organizations that operate under its umbrella. Representing specialized programs and professions, our Affiliates are fundamental building blocks for carrying out the mission of APHSA and helping drive the transformation of human services We also receive technical and financial support from private businesses who work in the health and human services field through our industry partner program. Our vision includes better, healthier lives for children, adults, families and communities.

APHSA operates as a member-run organization that is supported by the association staff. Members include state agencies, local agencies, other non-profit organizations and individuals. APHSA is strengthened by the depth of expertise and experience found in the nine affiliate organizations that operate under its umbrella. Representing specialized programs and professions, our Affiliates are fundamental building blocks for carrying out the mission of APHSA and helping drive the transformation of human services We also receive technical and financial support from private businesses who work in the health and human services field through our industry partner program. Our vision includes better, healthier lives for children, adults, families and communities.

Mission: APHSA pursues excellence in health and human services by supporting state and local agencies, informing policymakers, and working with our partners to drive innovative, integrated, and efficient solutions in policy and practice.

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS! Help shape the future of SNAP & TANF through collaboration and modernization at the American Ass...
04/20/2017
17 AASD/NASTA Speakers

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS! Help shape the future of SNAP & TANF through collaboration and modernization at the American Association of SNAP Directors (AASD) & National Association of TANF Administrators (NASTA) Annual Education Conference, September 10-13 in Memphis, TN! http://bit.ly/2pRZ7uW #SNAPTANF17

JUST IN! U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services Tom Price will address attendees at the APHSA National Health & Human...
04/18/2017
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JUST IN! U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services Tom Price will address attendees at the APHSA National Health & Human Services Summit on Wednesday, 5/3 at 8:30 am. Have you registered yet? http://bit.ly/APHSA17 #APHSASummit17

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03/30/2017
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“As our collective understanding of the different systems begins to solidify and the connection points are more readily identifiable for how to use data and technology to drive better health outcomes, we must assure that the actions we take as a nation do not jeopardize these modernization efforts or the investments already made." Read more... http://bit.ly/2nBNqKe

Happy Saturday! Need a great weekend read? Check out our recent blog series, Structural Inequities in the Criminal Justi...
03/25/2017
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Happy Saturday! Need a great weekend read? Check out our recent blog series, Structural Inequities in the Criminal Justice System: A Personal Account, in its entirety: http://bit.ly/2k9z96J

(This is the final post of our now 9-week long series, Structural Inequities in the Criminal Justice System: A Personal Account.)

Have you registered for the APHSA National Health and Human Services Summit in partnership with the Alliance for Strong ...
03/24/2017
aphsanationalsummit | Registration

Have you registered for the APHSA National Health and Human Services Summit in partnership with the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities yet? Early bird registration rates are available for just 2 more weeks! Register now! http://bit.ly/APHSA17

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Have you been reading our blog series on structural inequities in the criminal justice system? It's time to talk about w...
03/17/2017
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Have you been reading our blog series on structural inequities in the criminal justice system? It's time to talk about what we can do... http://ow.ly/ySI130a0tjJ

As for me, this is the end of a blog series but more so the beginning of related strategies we’ll be advancing at APHSA...

Need some weekend reading material? Our Deputy Executive Director continues to provide a firsthand account of his experi...
03/10/2017
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Need some weekend reading material? Our Deputy Executive Director continues to provide a firsthand account of his experience serving on a District of Columbia criminal grand jury. Check out his latest post, Thank God for Grand Juries, or catch up on the full blog series: http://bit.ly/2k9z96J

(This is part 4 of an ongoing series. All previous posts can be found here: Structural Inequities in the Criminal Justice System: A Personal Account.)

Next Thursday, 3/16 at 2:00 EST: Opening Doors for Homeless Families by Leveraging Resources Across Health and Human Ser...
03/09/2017
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Next Thursday, 3/16 at 2:00 EST: Opening Doors for Homeless Families by Leveraging Resources Across Health and Human Services. Register Now! http://bit.ly/3-16-17

This webinar will highlight Washington DC’s Human Services Rapid Rehousing model to improve housing, employment, and child development outcomes for...

Our Structural Inequities Blog Series continues! Check out the latest post, Portraits of Those We Met... http://bit.ly/2...
03/03/2017
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Our Structural Inequities Blog Series continues! Check out the latest post, Portraits of Those We Met... http://bit.ly/2k9z96J

(This is part 4 of an ongoing series. All previous posts can be found here: Structural Inequities in the Criminal Justice System: A Personal Account.)

Today is your last chance to submit proposals for the 2017 NSDTA Annual Education Conference, September 17 - 20 in Savan...
03/03/2017

Today is your last chance to submit proposals for the 2017 NSDTA Annual Education Conference, September 17 - 20 in Savannah. Don't miss your opportunity to shape content for the premier national training & networking event for people involved in human services training, staff development, & organizational development! http://bit.ly/NSDTA17

"Taken together, a near-perfect design of structural inequity, hiding in plain sight..." New blog post! Have a read: htt...
02/24/2017
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"Taken together, a near-perfect design of structural inequity, hiding in plain sight..." New blog post! Have a read: http://bit.ly/2k9z96J

(This is part 5 of an ongoing series, Structural Inequities in the Criminal Justice System: A Personal Account.)

"...poor minority people were sometimes pleading guilty to felonies, even if they were innocent..." Check out our latest...
02/17/2017
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"...poor minority people were sometimes pleading guilty to felonies, even if they were innocent..." Check out our latest blog post: http://bit.ly/2k9z96J

(This is part 4 of an ongoing series. All previous posts can be found here: Structural Inequities in the Criminal Justice System: A Personal Account.)

"Don't think about what happens after you vote..." Our structural inequities series continues! Have you read it?! http:/...
02/10/2017
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"Don't think about what happens after you vote..." Our structural inequities series continues! Have you read it?! http://bit.ly/2k9z96J

(This is part 3 of an ongoing series. All previous posts can be found here: Structural Inequities in the Criminal Justice System: A Personal Account.)

"Today’s felon is yesterday’s vulnerable child..." Check out the latest post in our new blog series, Structural Inequiti...
02/03/2017
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"Today’s felon is yesterday’s vulnerable child..." Check out the latest post in our new blog series, Structural Inequities in the Criminal Justice System: A Personal Account. http://bit.ly/2k9z96J

I’ve never written a blog entry before, let alone a series of them! As some of you may know, I’m a bit technophobic. But this topic and my related...

Call for Papers! We are now accepting proposals for the 2017 NSDTA Annual Education Conference, September 17 - 20, 2017 ...
01/30/2017
2017 NSDTA Call for Papers - Smartsheet.com

Call for Papers! We are now accepting proposals for the 2017 NSDTA Annual Education Conference, September 17 - 20, 2017 in Savannah, GA. This is your opportunity to shape the content for the premier national training and networking event for people involved in human services training, staff development, & organizational development. Submissions are due on Friday, March 3, 2017.

Click here to submit your proposal: http://bit.ly/NSDTA17

*NEW* BLOG SERIES - STRUCTURAL INEQUITIES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT. Check out the first post n...
01/27/2017
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*NEW* BLOG SERIES - STRUCTURAL INEQUITIES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT. Check out the first post now & look for new posts every Friday! http://bit.ly/2k9z96J

I’ve never written a blog entry before, let alone a series of them! As some of you may know, I’m a bit technophobic. But this topic and my related...

Final week to submit proposals for our 2017 National Health and Human Services Summit with the Alliance! Don't miss your...
01/23/2017
2017 Summit Speakers

Final week to submit proposals for our 2017 National Health and Human Services Summit with the Alliance! Don't miss your opportunity to INSPIRE, INNOVATE, & IMPACT health and human services! http://bit.ly/call4papers17 #APHSASummit17

01/20/2017

No better day than #InaugurationDay to release... http://bit.ly/aphsa2017 #modernization #resultsdriven

"Becoming world class requires that all staff are valued..." Check out our latest blog post: http://ow.ly/USOe3073LOr
12/14/2016
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"Becoming world class requires that all staff are valued..." Check out our latest blog post: http://ow.ly/USOe3073LOr

At APHSA, we understand why knowledge management is important to the success of any organization. It's become a hot topic for us as we continue to...

What's the WHY behind WHAT you do? Check out our latest blog post by Georgia's Division of Family and Children Services'...
12/01/2016
The “Why” Behind the “What” in Knowledge Management « BLOG

What's the WHY behind WHAT you do? Check out our latest blog post by Georgia's Division of Family and Children Services' Director of Knowledge Management, Lee Biggar: http://ow.ly/bgjc306Iwai

Check out our full blog including posts on 2Gen, framing, & more! http://ow.ly/GIm2306Iwwv

As first responders, front-line child protective service professionals must be equipped with knowledge, tools, and supports to effectively identify...

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