NEWS: SCAN to Host Resiliency Training 1/29

January 5, 2015

SCAN will hold a FREE Resiliency Training and Volunteer Workshop on January 29 at First Assembly of God Church in Alexandria. Participants will receive an introduction to Resiliency Theory, overview of positive behavior management techniques, and activity ideas for teaching resiliency skills to the families with whom they work.  Guests will also learn more about volunteer opportunities with SCAN’s ABCs of Nurturing Parenting Program. Dinner will be provided; to register please contact Sarah Ford, SCAN Parent Education Intern, at or 703-820-9001. Download a flyer for the event here.

NEWS: SCAN’s Advocacy Day a Success, Offering Resources for the Year Ahead

December 29, 2014

In late November, SCAN hosted its 3rd Annual Advocacy Training through a partnership with Prevent Child Abuse Virginia. With guests from Virginia Poverty Law Center, Commonwealth Institute, Voices for Adoption and Youth for Tomorrow — as well as six local legislators including SCAN Honorary Board Member Sen. Barbara Favola — the event provided valuable training and insight for more than 50 attendees ahead of the 2015 legislative session. A complete recap of the day on social media is available here via Storify, including links to (more…)

NEWS: SCAN Selected for 2014-2015 Catalogue for Philanthropy

May 31, 2014

CFP_20142015We are thrilled to announce that SCAN has been selected for the 2014-2015 Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington. The official publication — which profiles the region’s best nonprofits — will be released in November, and we are so grateful to be in such incredible company! Learn more about the publications and see the full list of selected nonprofits here.

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