Policy & Practice

A professional journal publishing articles on current health and human services issues for wide audience. Coverage includes social policy issues, reports of significant works of human service practitioners, social work theory and legislation, and editoria

Articles from Vol. 73, No. 5, 2015

Breaking a Mindset of Scarcity
Inter-generational poverty is a serious challenge for the ongoing health and well-being of our country, and the entire social service sector is searching for answers. How do we break this cycle of poverty that limits the potential of children and keeps...
Icpc Comes of Age
Modern technology platforms are essential to transforming health and human services throughout this country. Because of a federal grant to support innovation in interoperability, data exchange, improved business practices, and the National Information...
Our Do'ers Profile
In Our Do'ers Profile, we highlight some of the hardworking and talented individuals in public human services. This issue features Cheryl Ternes, director of Arapahoe County Human Services.Name: Cheryl TernesTitle: Director of Arapahoe County Human ServicesTerm...
Staff Spotlight
Name: Kerry DesjardinsTitle: Policy AssociateTime at APHSA: I excitedly joined APHSA in mid-May.Life Before APHSA: I am originally from a rural community on the outskirts of Northern Virginia. I earned a B.A. in Global Aairs with a concentration in International...
Ugly, but Edible
University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) alumni Ben Simon, Mia Zavalij, and Cam Pascual noticed a problematic trend as undergraduates: uneaten food from campus dining halls was thrown away, every night.At the flagship institution, sitting just four...
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